How To Make A Flan Cake From Scratch

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This is the perfect time to learn how to make a flan cake from scratch. You can use this recipe for so many fruits, and we have all the ingredients in our pantry or refrigerator, woohoo! When I was first married, my mother gave me a fluted flan cake pan. My husband was going to school full time and working two jobs.

Money was tight and whenever I was asked to bring something to a neighborhood party I always volunteered to bring a Cherry Flan Cake, with Dream Whip. I don’t think they even make or sell Dream Whip anymore. Years ago everyone used fake whipped cream. When you are going to school and on a tight budget you don’t buy real whipped cream! LOL! Zenker Non-Stick Carbon Steel Flan/Tart Pan, 11-Inch or you can make it in a springform pan: Nordic Ware Leakproof Springform Pan, 10 Cup, 9 Inch

I love this recipe because you can make this dessert with everything you have at home from your pantry! Yes, even shelf stable Whipping Cream is available! Trader Joe’s has a great one! Trader Joe’s Shelf Stable Tetra Grade A Whipping Cream 8 FL Oz (236 mL) Cream at the Ready When You Need It (UHT) Room Temperature, 3 Pack. Of course, the fresh whipped cream is always the best!

The Flan Cake is similar to a nutty shortbread. It’s great for layering just about any fresh fruit or canned fruit pie filling. I try to keep a few cans of blueberry, peach, cherry and apple pie filling on hand at all times. Puddings and cream custards work great as a topping too!

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Easy To Make Flan Cake

Easy To Make Flan Cake
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
27 mins
 
This Flan cake is not a pie. It is similar to a shortbread cake texture. It is great for layering with puddings and pie fillings. Fresh fruit works really well too!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter or one cube
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 21- ounces of pie filling I use two cans
  • Whipping Cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place all of the ingredients into a medium-size mixing bowl. Use an electric hand mixer or Danish whisk: Danish Dough Hand Whisk / Mixer 11" or 14" to blend the ingredients. Grease a flan cake pan and spread the mixture as evenly as possible. The dough/mixture is quite sticky. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes. Wait ten minutes and turn the cake onto a large plate or cake platter. Fill the flan cake with two cans of fruit pie filling or fresh fruit. Garnish with whipped cream.

Danish Dough Hand Whisk / Mixer 11″ or 14″

One thought on “How To Make A Flan Cake From Scratch

  • July 7, 2016 at 8:39 am
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    That looks delicious, Linda. Thanks for sharing it with us. I know what I’m making on my next day off!

    Hope you had a good holiday weekend. Have a great day. Hugs, Mare

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