Fruit sponge flan recipes

Summer Fruit Sponge

Summer Fruit Sponge

This year I'm experimenting with a gluten and dairy free fruitsponge - so not like the old fashioned fruit and jelly flan, don't even go there
Persimmon & Red Berry Flan - retro loveliness.

Persimmon & Red Berry Flan - retro loveliness.

  I asked hubby whether he could remember having a fruitflan for dessert when he was a kid and we set to wondering whether people use them very much these days
BLACKBERRY AND FRANGIPANE TART

BLACKBERRY AND FRANGIPANE TART

I have decided to follow a paleo food plan (never call it a diet or it will be destined for failure) so the only thing past my lips will be veggies, fruit, nuts and protein in the form of lean meat and eggs
Sugar and Crumbs

Sugar and Crumbs

Again, this needed a good spoonful of cream to go with it to take away the sweetness or you could, as above, have decorated the top with some raspberries or other ‘tart’ fruit
quattro passi, mayfair - review

quattro passi, mayfair - review

It was as if it had been grated from a waxed fruit, which I’m pretty certain was not the case. Soft sponge roll with chantilly, raspberry coulis and pistachios crumble
Fast brekkie, soupy lunch, divine dinner - works for me!

Fast brekkie, soupy lunch, divine dinner - works for me!

Easily assembled, the flan involved a spongeflan case with sweetened vanilla mascarpone smoothed inside, then the sliced fruit (peaches and nectarines) laid on top and secured by lemon jelly
Sour Cherry Cake

Sour Cherry Cake

Sour cherries are one of my favorite fruit. It consists of squares or rectangles of sponge cake coated first in a layer of traditionally chocolate sauce, then

Creamy Fruit Sponge

Retain 1 cherry and a few apricot slices for decoration,then fold in the fruit. Pour over the sponge in the cake tin,and leave to set in the refrigerator for 2 hrs. 1 bought spongeflan case. 14 oz can fruit salad with juice reserved
Strawberry & Cream Sponge Flan

Strawberry & Cream Sponge Flan

This little raised edge is really important as it helps keep the fruit on top of the flan and stop it sliding off

Summer fruits gâteau

Add the other sponge disc and press it down gently. Spoon the fruit compote in the bottom of the flan in an even layer
Apple and strawberry sponge

Apple and strawberry sponge

Tiny victim munched around the fruit in a very accomplished fashion. Grease flan dish with butter, sprinkle some sugar on the bottom
Sour Cherry Cake and Lemon Crunch Flan

Sour Cherry Cake and Lemon Crunch Flan

  Then decorate as you like with any more fruit or whipped cream sweetened with a little icing sugar and a few drops of vanilla extract

Baking With Fruit [Book Review]

There are classic recipes like Grandma's Cherry Cake and Lemon Sponge Roll, more modern creations like Chilled Buttermilk and Kiwi FruitFlan, as well as some unusual ones like the Fig and Orange Liqueur Cake
American baked cheesecake

American baked cheesecake

Zesting citrus fruit. Pour gently over the sponge base in the cake tin. Cut the sponge horizontally into 2 discs. 25cm/10in sponge (cut from a large bought flan case)