Fantastic fruit flan

Your guests will love this wonderfully fruity dessert.
fruit flan

Recipe from: 31 October 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 80
    PnP butter - at room temperature
  • 60
    soft brown sugar
  • 3
    PnP self-rising flour
  • 1
    Pinch PnP salt
  • 1
    ground almonds - or coconuts
  • filling:
  • 60
    PnP lemon juice - fresh
  • 180
    cold water
  • 1
    packet Ina Paarman's lemon cheesecake mix
  • 1
    PnP cream
  • topping:
  • 1
    jar PnP Finest green fig preserve,
  • in syrup
  • 100
    maraschino cherries
  • 1
    packet pecan nut halves
Servings: Change Serving


Step 1:
Preheat oven to 180ºC. Place oven shelf in the middle position.

Coat a 28cm x 20cm loose-bottomed tart tin with non-stick spray.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in flour and salt. Stir through almonds or coconut.

Press crumbly mixture into base and sides of tart tin. Smooth with the back of a spoon.

Bake for 12 -15 minutes or  until golden brown. Allow to cool.

Step 2:
Add lemon juice to water. Prepare cheesecake mixture according to package instructions using lemon water and cream.

Scrape cheesecake filling into pastry case. Refrigerate until set.

Step 3:
To unmould tart, turn a small mixing bowl upside down and place tart on top.

Push down gently on rim of tin until it releases. Garnish with figs, cherries and nuts.

Note: If you don’t have Maraschino cherries, you can add strawberries or blueberries to the topping.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.


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