Sponge flan base recipe recipes

Persimmon & Red Berry Flan - retro loveliness.

Persimmon & Red Berry Flan - retro loveliness.

We were in the supermarket the other week and I spotted the spongeflan cases. I tried pouring it over before it was set, but of course it just soaked into the sponge, so that wasn't any good
R is for Rainbow Cake

R is for Rainbow Cake

There’s lots of variations on this but we’ve always been super successful with Mary Berry’s Victoria Spongerecipe – it’s light, fluffy, moist, flavoursome and easy to scale the quantities up, so that’s the recipe that we used

Tart or Pudding? The Great Bakewell Debate

I’ve always known it as a sweet pastry base spread with raspberry jam and covered with a frangipane topping, consisting of a sponge made with almonds
Sugar and Crumbs

Sugar and Crumbs

I used a biscuit base and the cocoa was added to the filling. After an evening of tapping away on my laptop, I had created three new recipes
Pine nut and almond tart with boozy sultanas

Pine nut and almond tart with boozy sultanas

I love this Rick Stein recipe with boozy sultanas but you could omit them and try the Leith’s version with a layer of cherry jam between the pastry and the almond sponge instead – it’s a kind of posh Bakewell tart
HONEY MEAD CHOCOLATE TART

HONEY MEAD CHOCOLATE TART

Chocolate Sponge, Chestnut Mousse, Vanilla Rum Syrup Chestnuts…. Take the jar of toffee apple curd and place a layer of it in the bottom of the cooled pastry case, I used about half a jar, but add more or less based on personal preference
Lamington Cake

Lamington Cake

It consists of squares or rectangles of sponge cake coated first in a layer of traditionally chocolate sauce, then in desiccated coconut
Coconut and Banana Cream Cake - Recipe

Coconut and Banana Cream Cake - Recipe

Usually a pie is based with a shortbread crust, but I skipped this part completely and used a medium flan case, which tastes just like a layer of sponge cake
Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake Flan

Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake Flan

I wanted to achieve not a sponge cake risen base but more a spongeflanbase. For the cake base. I thought it was time for another new cake recipe from Shivaay Delights
American baked cheesecake

American baked cheesecake

Pour gently over the spongebase in the cake tin. Cut the sponge horizontally into 2 discs. 25cm/10in sponge (cut from a large bought flan case)
A celebratory summer pie

A celebratory summer pie

Once your batter is made dollop the mixture speradically around the pie filling when baked this sponge mixture will have oozed in and around the apples and berries
Baked Alaska with Raspberry Coulis

Baked Alaska with Raspberry Coulis

Now layer the ice cream on top of the spongebase. I have a fantastic husband who meticulously followed my instructions and actually made this recipe