Sponge flan case recipes 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 spongeflancases. 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

Essentially, the cake is just layers of a classic sponge cake. It’s unlikely you have six (or even seven) identical tins and so we used a set of disposable foil flan/baking tins
BLACKBERRY AND FRANGIPANE TART

BLACKBERRY AND FRANGIPANE TART

Behaving to the point that the only thing I could actually eat from an ingredients list of a Victoria sponge is the eggs
Fast brekkie, soupy lunch, divine dinner - works for me!

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

Easily assembled, the flan involved a spongeflancase with sweetened vanilla mascarpone smoothed inside, then the sliced fruit (peaches and nectarines) laid on top and secured by lemon jelly
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
Recipe 130 - French Apple Tart

Recipe 130 - French Apple Tart

The cooled apple puree mixture I made earlier was spooned into the tart case and levelled. Right it's the dreaded pastry, I have so many recipes in this section still to do, I keep putting them off, but am determined that in the next few weeks or so (well perhaps in the New Year) I will be concentrating on quite a few of them
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 flancase, which tastes just like a layer of sponge cake
So you think you know beetroot? - recipe

So you think you know beetroot? - recipe

Cut out a circle in the cake and split this in half, add a good dollop of the rose cream and top with the split sponge and adorn with a sugarpaste flower and a dusting of icing sugar
Apple and strawberry sponge

Apple and strawberry sponge

Grease flan dish with butter, sprinkle some sugar on the bottom. If it looks a little stiff add a splash of milk (or soya milk in my case)
Sour Cherry Cake and Lemon Crunch Flan

Sour Cherry Cake and Lemon Crunch Flan

a Madeira sponge, dusted with icing sugar and then topped with bottled sour cherries, the kind you can find in Polish delicatessens, and jelly made by thickening the juice with arrowroot
Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

Victoria Sponge Cake. I was not too happy about the meringue cracking when we took it out of the oven, but that was because we didn’t have a flan tin
Baked Chocolate & Orange Cheesecake

Baked Chocolate & Orange Cheesecake

1 large ready-made spongeflancase. 1 large ready-made spongeflancase. From the programme Sweet Baby James with the lovely James Martin comes today’s recipe for the most orgasmic baked chocolate and orange cheesecake