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Blueberry/Kiwi Flan Recipe

Blueberry/Kiwi Flan Recipe

This is a recipe that's fun to make, pretty to serve and tastes good, too. It's also versatile—you can use whatever fruits are your favorites.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling YIELD:16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FRUIT LAYER:
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and thinly sliced
  • CITRUS GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the crust ingredients together until blended. Divide dough in half; press onto the bottom and up the sides of greased two 12-in. pizza pans or tart pans with removable bottoms.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool. Carefully remove one crust to round platter. Freeze the other crust for later use. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  • 3. In a large bowl, cream together cheese filling ingredients; spread on crust. Spread blueberries and kiwi on top of cheese layer in decorative pattern. Refrigerate.
  • 4. For glaze, in a small saucepan, combining all the glaze ingredients; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened; cool. Spread over fruit layer; refrigerate until serving time. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 256 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.