Strawberry sponge flan recipes

Summer Fruit Sponge

Summer Fruit Sponge

This year I'm experimenting with a gluten and dairy free fruit sponge - 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.

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

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
Lava Cake

Lava Cake

It consists of squares or rectangles of sponge cake coated first in a layer of traditionally chocolate sauce, then
Strawberry & Cream Sponge Flan

Strawberry & Cream Sponge Flan

For a bit of extra yumminess, I drizzled poured loads of strawberry topping over the top. When you turn out a spongeflan base, it should have a little raised edge around the top - as you can see on the spongeflan base I made below
Individual Strawberry Sponge Flans

Individual Strawberry Sponge Flans

Easy single portion strawberryflans are quick and simple to make for a summery afternoon tea party. I'll even admit that the strawberry sauce is a cheat and comes from a bottle
Easy Strawberry Flan

Easy Strawberry Flan

But the sponge, real strawberries, frothy pudding and milky white chocolate make for a light dessert, rustled up in no time at all
Apple and strawberry sponge

Apple and strawberry sponge

Grease flan dish with butter, sprinkle some sugar on the bottom. I would normally have made the sponge a bit lemony with lemon rind, but didn't have any lemons, so added vanilla instead
Easy Strawberry Shortcake Shortcut

Easy Strawberry Shortcake Shortcut

This is a simple dessert, I made from a store bought cake shell called a ‘flan’ shell, or you could use any type of sponge as the base
Chocolate Christmas Trifle

Chocolate Christmas Trifle

It started as a way to use up some (embarrassingly) out of date spongeflan cases. I used to be able to make lovely trifles, but my trifle mojo has been usurped by my boyfriend's mum who makes a very mean one indeed
Toffee & Pecan Roulade – Bake of the Week

Toffee & Pecan Roulade – Bake of the Week

A Brazilian Baked Custard Coconut Flan from Vohn’s Vittles – Oh how I wish I liked Custard. 6-8 tablespoons Caramel (See Coconut Sponge with caramel sauce post for recipe details)
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 sponge base. Also in hindsight, making individual portions with smaller sponge bases may be easier or helps you decorate the meringue in pretty patterns

Instant strawberry gateau

Fill the cake shape with cream and smooth it off with a spatula then put the second sponge oval on top