Gingerbread Apple Flan with Apple Custard

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by evelyn/athens

Homey-good, and very different.

Top Review by Studentchef

This was a great flan and I enjoyed it immensely. I just love the ginger taste in this. Thank you for a great flan.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, 1/3 cup of the granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, 1 ¾ tsps of the ginger, remaining spices and salt and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Add 2 of the eggs, molasses and 6 tblsps of the butter and blend until just combined.
  4. Scrape dough into buttered 9 or 10 inch springform pan and, with lightly-floured hands, pat it evenly onto the bottom and 2 inches up sides of pan.
  5. Arrange the apple slices, cored side down, in concentric circles over the gingerbread.
  6. Sprinkle them with remaining ¼ tsp ginger and bake for 30 minutes, or until apples are browned lightly.
  7. Whisk together remaining 2 eggs, ¼ cup sugar, 4 tblsps butter, rind and lemon juice and pour evenly over apples, being careful not to let any drip onto sides of pan.
  8. Bake another 20-25 minutes, or until custard is just set.
  9. Serve at room temperature.

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