Passion fruit, avocado and yoghurt flan

2-4 servings Prep: 1 hr By Food24
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Ingredients (11)

For the pastry:
200 g flour — plain
50 g desiccated coconut
1 Tbs sugar
125 g butter — soft
apple juice or water to moisten
For the filling:
3 eggs
5 Tbs honey
1 tsp vanilla
1½ cup yoghurt — natural
2 large avocado — mashed
4 passion fruits
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For the pastry, mix flour, coconut and sugar.

Cut in butter with long bladed knife and rub with fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Add enough apple juice or water to make dough come together.

Form a ball, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before rolling out flat and laying carefully in the greased pastry dish.

Bake blind for 15-20 mins then remove from oven and set aside to cool. 

To make the filling, beat eggs, honey, vanilla and yoghurt.

Mix mashed avocados and passion fruit pulp into egg mix.

Pour into prepared pastry case and bake at 180°C for about 30 mins until just set.

Cool and serve with whipped cream, extra passion fruit sprinkled with cinnamon, or nutmeg. 

Reprinted with the permission of Westfalia Fruit.


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