Caramelised apple custards

Caramelised apple custards
A Parisian flan-style egg custard, poured over sautéed and caramelised (flambéed, even) apples, baked in individual ramekins.
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Last modified on: June 9th 2021

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18 min.41 min.59 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Caramelised apple custards
Peel 6 apples and chop fairly small.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Caramelised apple custards
Melt 30 g butter in a large frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add 80 g caster sugar, then add the chopped apples.

Stage 3 - 8 min.
Caramelised apple custards
Sauté together until the apples are golden brown.

Note: At this stage you can flambé the apples in Calvados, rum or other spirit of your choice.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 4 - 4 min.
Caramelised apple custards
Divide the apples between the ramekins, and sit these on a baking sheet.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
Caramelised apple custards
Pour the custard over.

Stage 6 - 30 min.
Caramelised apple custards
Bake for about 30 minutes.

Stage 7
Caramelised apple custards
Serve warm or cold.
You can vary this recipe with lots of other fruit, either fresh (pears, peaches...), or dried (raisins, apricots...).
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,347 Kcal or 5,640 Kj23 gr294 gr108 gr
67 %9 %28 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
85 Kcal or 356 Kj1 gr19 gr7 gr
4 %1 %2 %1 %
Per servings
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
168 Kcal or 703 Kj3 gr37 gr14 gr
8 %1 %3 %2 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 8 servings : 4.10 €
  • Per servings : 0.51 €

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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: Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, Pistachio custard tart, French custard tart, Pear and chocolate Paris puddings, Verbena flan, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Foie gras cured in salt, Tarte à l'coloche, Blackberry and almond fondant tart, Panna cotta, Apple Pie, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Breton Sandwich, Corsican tarts, Kouign-amann brioche, Nanou's chocolate cake, Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, ... All
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tarte Jurassienne, Far Normandy-Brittany, Invisible apple cake, Apple Batter Puddings, Baker's apple soles, ... All
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