Strawberry Flan with Cream Patisserie

Strawberry Flan with Cream Patisserie

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Short Crust Pastry

Place the f lour, icing sugar and butter in food processor. Pulse to combine. Add egg yolk and water – 1 tablespoon at a time until a firm dough is formed. Roll out pastry to fit a oblong tart tin. Chill for 10-15 minutes. Bake blind in a hot oven until golden brown – 8-10 minutes.

Cream Patisserie

Bring milk to the boil. In a bowl combine sugar, eggs, flour and cornflour, whisk until combined. Slowly add the hot milk to the egg mixture whisking briskly. Transfer custard back to the saucepan. Slowly bring back to the boil, stirring constantly until thickened. Stir in the orange zest and juice. Transfer crème patisserie to a bowl. Cover and cool.

2 punnets strawberries – hulled
½ cup red currant jelly

To assemble: Spoon crème patisserie into the cooled pastry case. Place strawberries on top and brush with warm, melted red currant jelly to glaze.


Make individual flans in patty tins.Use an oblong flan tin or cake tin.

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