Almond Pear Flan

8
Servings
1h
Prep Time
35m
Cook Time
1h 35m
Ready In


"I have prepared this for most holiday get together for years. You can prepare pastry case up to a day before adding filling and pears. Bake up to 3 hours before serving. This holds up well and can be prepared in advance and served the next day."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
OK
  • FOR PASTRY
  • FOR FILLING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (213.7 g)
  • Calories 625.4
  • Total Fat - 43.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 764.5 mg
  • Sodium - 229.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 43.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.3 g
  • Sugars - 20.5 g
  • Protein - 16.5 g
  • Calcium - 132.8 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Pastry: Combine all ingredients in processor, process until combined.

Step 2

Remove to lightly floured surface, knead into smooth ball, cover, refrigerate 30 minutes.

Step 3

Roll pastry large enough to line a 9-inch flan tin.

Step 4

Filling: Cream butter and sugar together until just combined, add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.

Step 5

Fold in almonds and flour.

Step 6

Spread filling into pastry case, place pear quarters over filling, bake in moderate 350 degree oven 35 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 7

Brush with warmed sieved apricot jam.

Tips & Variations


  • Flan or tart pan

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