Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins

I make this often, especially in the fall as you can use any fruit you like - apples peaches pears! I have also used canned plums (2 - 14oz cans, must drain thoroughly) Recipe taken from Anne Lindsay's Light Kitchen cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together sugar, butter.
  2. Beat in eggs, beat well.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and rind.
  4. Beat into egg mixture alternately with milk, making 3 additions of flour and 2 of milk.
  5. Put batter into greased 10 inch springform pan or a 9 inch square baking dish.
  6. Arrange plums, cut side down, in circles on top, gently press into batter.
  7. Combine topping- sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle over fruit.
  8. Bake in 350 degree (180 C) oven 45-55 minutes.


Most Helpful

I thought this was more like a cake than a flan but it turned out to be really good anyway. I took a bit of a risk as I'd already stewed my plums and I was afraid that it wouldn't cook because of the juiciness. Funnnily enough it didn't even need 45 minutes! Thanks for the recipe!

Ginger Rose October 14, 2007

I made this with some over-ripe red plums and it was wonderful!! Very moist and the right combination of sweet and tart. Easy to make and the ingredients are always on hand. I added 1 tsp. of vanilla to the batter and cut the plums in wedges. I can't wait to try it with other fall fruits. Thanks for the great recipe

Deb from Ca July 04, 2007

Lovely flan, I made it for a pot-luck staff Christmas get-together (I'm in New Zealand, so our plum tree was laden :o) I am making it again today, have cut down on the sugar in the topping - and upped the lemon rind in the base, because I love lemons. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe, I'm sure I will make it often.

KiwiHil January 28, 2007

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