Apple and Calvados Flan Veg
HT DP 60mins
Desserts Puddings Hot
oz Plain Flour
water to mix
1. Preheat the
oven to 400F, 200C, Gas mark 6.
2. To make
pastry, sieve the flour, salt and caster sugar into a bowl. Add the
butter and rub in until the mixture resembles fine
breadcrumbs. Add enough water to make a firm
dough. Knead lightly.
3. Turn onto a
floured board and roll out to about 5mm/ 1/4 inch. Line a 20cm/8
inch flan tin. Prick the bottom in several places with a fork the line with
greaseproof paper, fill with baking beans and bake
blind for 15-20 minutes. Remove the paper and
beans and cook for a further 5 minutes.
to make the filling, peel and core the apples and cut into eighths (depending
on the size).
5. Melt the
butter in a pan, add the apples and cook over a high heat until light brown.
Add the icing sugar and Calvados, cover and cook gently until the apples
Assemble. Remove the pastry case from the tin and put onto a serving plate.
Arrange the apple segments in the case and spoon over some of the juices
sprinkle with icing sugar. Keep warm until ready to serve.
7. To serve -
Warm the Calvados in a small pan or ladle, pour over the flan and
alight. Serve immediately.
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