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Blueberry/Kiwi Flan

This is a recipe that's fun to make, pretty to serve and tastes good, too. It's also versatile—you can use whatever fruits are your favorites.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 45 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FRUIT LAYER:
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and thinly sliced
  • CITRUS GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the crust ingredients together until blended. Divide dough in half; press onto the bottom and up the sides of greased two 12-in. pizza pans or tart pans with removable bottoms.
  • Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool. Carefully remove one crust to round platter. Freeze the other crust for later use. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  • In a large bowl, cream together cheese filling ingredients; spread on crust. Spread blueberries and kiwi on top of cheese layer in decorative pattern. Refrigerate.
  • For glaze, in a small saucepan, combining all the glaze ingredients; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened; cool. Spread over fruit layer; refrigerate until serving time.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 256 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • rbullis
    Jul 3, 2015

    It was easy to make and the glaze keeps the fruit fresh. I like to make it for the 4th of July with strawberries and blueberries. There isn't any left when I take it to potlucks. In a pinch I use store bought cookie dough for the crust.

  • lari1305
    Oct 11, 2011

    This dish is DELICIOUS! It's wonderful as a summertime dessert :)