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Fresh Fruit Flan

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Makes:8 servings
Freezing:not recommended

This fabulous dessert has just the right combination of freshness and sweetness. With fresh fruit dressed in a cream-covered flan and an almond crust, it doesn’t get more delicious.

Ingredients

Crust

2/3 cup 150 mL almonds, toasted
6 tbsp 90 mL butter, softened
1/4 cup 50 mL granulated sugar
1 egg
1 cup 250 mL Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour

Filling

1/4 cup 50 mL Smucker's® Pure Strawberry or Apricot Jam
8 oz 250 g cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup 125 mL sifted icing sugar
1 tsp 5 mL vanilla extract
1/2 cup 125 mL whipping cream
3 cups 750 mL fruit (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, kiwi, apricots)

Glaze (optional)

1/2 cup 125 mL Smucker's Pure Apricot Jam
1 tbsp 15 mL lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Crust: Process almonds in food processor until finely ground. Cream butter, sugar and egg in large bowl using an electric mixer until blended. Mix in flour and almonds thoroughly. Press dough evenly into sides and bottom of 9" (23 cm) tart pan with removable bottom to form a shell.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden. Cool.
  4. Filling: Spread jam evenly over crust.
  5. Beat cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla together until smooth in large bowl using an electric mixer.
  6. Whip cream to stiff peaks in small mixing bowl. Fold into cheese mixture. Spread evenly over jam.
  7. Arrange fruit attractively over cheese mixture. Serve immediately or glaze.
  8. Glaze: Melt jam and lemon juice together in saucepan until smooth. Brush over fruit. Chill until serving but serve at room temperature for maximum flavour.

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