Friday, May 2, 2008

My Granny's Fruit Flan!


1 stick melted butter

1 egg

1 Tbs. Heavy Cream

1 tsp Vanilla

½ tsp Salt

1 cup Sugar

1 tsp Baking Powder

2 cups Flour


½ Cup Sugar

1 tsp Vanilla

8 oz. Cream Cheese (room temp)


1 Cup OJ

1 Cup Sugar

¼ Cup Lemon Juice

3 Tbs. Cornstarch mixed with ¼ cup Water (more if necessary)


Sliced Fruit, Bananas, Strawberries, Pineapple, Blueberries, Kiwis…. Etc.


In a large bowl mix butter, egg and sugar until smooth and creamy, then add heavy cream and vanilla and mix well. Combine dry ingredients into a bowl and slowly combine with wet ingredients until dough is formed. Bake at 350˚ for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool before topping.

Mix cream cheese, vanilla and sugar on med high until smooth and no lumps. Spread on top of cookie crust. Place fruit on top of cookie crust in decorative circles, alternating colors and types of fruit.

In a small saucepan, combine orange juice, lemon juice and sugar, mix well and bring to a soft boil, add cornstarch mixture and stir until thick, remove from heat. Allow to cool. Once completely cool, pour over top of the completed Fruit Flan. Refrigerate.

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