Citrus Apple Flan

citrus apple flan

Citrus Apple Flan

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Servings: 6
Calories: 556


  • 6 oz plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 oz butter softened
  • 3 oz caster sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 lb cooking apples peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • 3 thin-skinned oranges rinds finely grated and the flesh thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp thick-cut orange marmalade
  • 1 tbsp water
  • whipping or single cream to serve


  • Sift the flour and salt on to a work surface. Make a well in the centre and place in it 125 g (4 oz) butter, the caster sugar and egg yolks. Work the ingredients
  • together with the fingertips of one hand until smooth. Gradually draw in the flour, with the help of a palette knife. Knead lightly until smooth. Chill, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and use to line a 20 cm (8 inch) flan ring. Bake blind, with foil and beans, in the oven at 200°C (400°F) mark 6 for 10-15 minutes. Remove the foil and beans and leave to cool.
  • Put the apples into a pan with the orange rind, remaining butter, sugar and half the marmalade. Cover and cook gently for about 15 minutes, until the fruit is soft. Open-boil to a thick pulp, stirring frequently. Cool.
  • Fill the flan case with the apple puree and arrange the orange slices on top.
  • Heat the remaining marmalade with the water and sieve the marmalade. Brush over the orange slices. Serve cold with the cream.
Calories: 556 kcal
Carbohydrates: 80 g
Protein: 6 g
Fat: 26g
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 159 mg
Sodium: 217 mg
Potassium: 333 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 50 g
Vitamin A: 1076 IU
Vitamin C: 42 mg
Calcium: 63 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Ingredients Apple, Fruits
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