Eggnog Flan Pie with Candied Cranberries
Eggnog Flan Pie with Candied Cranberries
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Eggnog Flan Pie with Candied Cranberries

Preparation
30 MIN
Cooking
45 MIN
Chilling
5 H
Makes
10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients

Eggnog Pastry Cream

Crust

Candied Cranberries

Preparation

Eggnog Pastry Cream

  1. In a saucepan off the heat, combine cornstarch and sugar. Add egg and mix thoroughly. Stir in eggnog.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat while stirring and scraping the bottom of the pan. Simmer for about 1 minute or until mixture thickens.
  3. Remove from the heat. If necessary, pass through a sieve and pour into a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap directly on the surface of the cream. Let cool. Refrigerate while preparing crust.

Crust

  1. In a food processor, combine flour, sugar and salt. Add butter and pulse until the mixture is the size of peas. Add milk and egg yolk and pulse until a ball begins to form. Form into a disk with your hands.
  2. On a floured work surface, roll dough into a 40 x 15-cm (16 x 6-inch) rectangle. Line in a rectangular 35 x 10-cm (14 x 4-inch) pie plate. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes or refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 200° C (400° F).
  4. Pour eggnog mixture into cold crust. Place on a baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes or until pastry cream is firm and crust is golden brown. Let cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate for about 3 hours.

Candied Cranberries

  1. In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Add cranberries, remove from heat and let cool in the pan for about 20 minutes. Cook again over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat. Let cool and refrigerate until completely chilled, about 1 hour.
  2. When ready to serve, pour cranberries and syrup over pie.

Note

Candied cranberries can be prepared in advance and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for several days.

Good with...

  • Eggnog

    • Preparation time: 15 min
    • Total: 20 min

Comment

  1. I made this last Christmas and it was simply delightful! It will definitely be a holiday staple from now on!

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