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Apple Flan (W D)

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozSugar
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlSalt
1   Egg yolk
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlVanilla extract
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozAll-purpose flour - unsifted
1/2   Grated rind of lemon
1 cup 237mlSweetened applesauce
2 cups 474mlApple slices*
1/2 cup 118mlHoney
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCinnamon

Recipe Instructions

Put sugar, salt, 6 tablespoons butter at room temperature, egg yolk, vanilla, flour, and lemon rind in bowl. Blend with fingers, kneading until mixture holds together. If very soft, refrigerate for 30 minutes. Press dough on bottom and sides of loose-bottomed round layer pan (9 inches).

Press with palms or fingers to even dough. Trim edges with dull knife and refrigerate until firm. Or put in freezer for 30 minutes before filling. Spread bottom of shell with applesauce. Mix apples, honey, and 2 tablespoons melted butter, and arrange on applesauce. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Bake in preheated very hot oven (450F) for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to moderate (350F) and bake for 35 to 40 minutes longer.  Cool to room temperature. Remove rim of pan and cut flan in wedges.

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