French flan

    50 min

    A vanilla custard mixture is cooked in a shortcrust pastry case. Delicious warm or cold - with nothing else!

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    Serves: 8 

    • 1 litre full fat milk
    • 1 vanilla bean
    • 4 eggs
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 90g cornflour
    • 1 shortcrust pastry

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Split the vanilla bean open and scrape the seeds. Add the milk and vanilla bean to a saucepan and bring to the boil.
    3. Mix the cornflour with the sugar in a bowl. Beat the eggs then add to the bowl. Mix until smooth.
    4. Add the boiling milk to the bowl.
    5. Pour into a saucepan and cook over low heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
    6. Roll out the pastry and line a dish or tart tin with it. Pour the custard mixture into the pastry case. Bake for 30-40 minutes.

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    More scrummy if put a layer of fruit underneath  -  10 Sep 2013