Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan


Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan
The filling of this pistachio flan with almonds and apricots contrasts with crisp case, made with puff pastry, rather than the more usual shortcrust pastry.
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Last modified on: July 13th 2022

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.1 hour 2 min.1 hour 21 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #1
Roll out the puff pastry, prick all over with a pique-vite (pastry pricker) and line the tart tin or mould (10"or 26 cm here).

If you are using ready-rolled pastry, you can leave the layer of cooking parchment underneath in the tin.

Put back in the fridge to wait.

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #2
Prepare 800 g Paris flan filling in its "pistachio" version.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #3
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Spread 50 g whole almonds on a baking sheet and toast (dry roast) in the oven for 15 minutes.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #4
After this time, take out of the oven and leave to cool...

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #5
...then chop roughly.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 15 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #6
Take the pastry case out ot the fridge, line with a sheet of paper and fill this with beans, ceramic baking beads (or similar) for "blind" baking.

Bake for 15 minutes, low in the oven.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #7
After this, remove the paper and beans/beads to uncover the bottom of the pastry case.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #8
Cut 50 g dried apricots into small pieces.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #9
Spread the chopped apricots and almonds in the pastry case.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #10
Pour the pistachio mixture over the top.

Stage 11 - 25 min.
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #11
Bake, still low in the oven, for about 25 minutes.

Check that the pastry is nicely browned, but the top of the filling should stay green.

Stage 12
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan : Photo of step #12
Serve cold, cut into portions.
Remarks
If you like that sort of thing, you can soak the cut apricots in the alcohol of your choice beforehand.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
654 Kcal or 2,738 Kj59 gr240 gr249 gr
33 %23 %23 %38 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
59 Kcal or 247 Kj5 gr22 gr23 gr
3 %2 %2 %3 %
Per flan
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
654 Kcal or 2,738 Kj59 gr240 gr249 gr
33 %23 %23 %38 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 flan : 7.09 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Paris flan fillingParis flan filling: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Alsatian apple tart, Pear and chocolate Paris puddings, French custard tart, Caramelized pear custard tart, Caramelised apple custards, ... All
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Comtoise tart for Seàn, Cheese and tomato tart, Little caramelized peach tarts, Chicken pie, Peach and verbena feuilleté, ... All
Dried apricotsDried apricots: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Chocolate cereal bars, Pecan fruit rolls , 3-fruit brioche loaf, Frozen Nougat, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chocolate mendiants, Red cabage salad with toasted almonds, Chinese style chicken, Toasted almond cake, Apple Batter Puddings, ... All
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