Recipe Breton far with prunes

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  • Breton far with prunes
  • 8Servings
  • Preparation
  • Total
  • 487 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Dessert
  • Sub-category : Flans and Tarts
  • Difficulty : 1
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Warning ! This is not the good season to make this recipe ! See other recipes (Dessert) recommended for this season



  • One 8 x 1.5 inch (20 x 4cm) baking pan
  • 1 bowl


  1. Preheat the oven to 464°F (240°C)
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour (210g) with the 5 whole eggs and the sugar (240g) and the teaspoon vanilla sugar
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    Gradually add 1 liter of cold milk until you obtain a smooth mixture
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  3. Cover the baking pan with a large layer of salted butter (35 g)? Add the pitted prunes (200g)
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    and pour the mixture on top
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  4. Place in the oven and cook for an hour : first 464°F (240°C) for 15 minutes then at 400°F (200°C)
  5. Remove from the oven and add the biutter (35g) cool on a wire rack (so that the bottom of the pie does not soften)
  6. Serve cold.

Final Thoughts...

  • Salted butter is essential in breton cooking !


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