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Cape Gooseberries and Strawberry Flaugnarde

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: French


Cape Gooseberries and Strawberry Flaugnarde is a French dessert made with thick flan-like batter filled with Cape Gooseberries and Strawberries topped with powdered sugar.


  • 2 cups cape gooseberries
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • powdered sugar


  1. Place milk, 1/3 cup sugar, eggs, vanilla, salt and flour in a mixing bowl. Using a hand mixer, mix ingredients until it’s free of lumps.
  2. Grease a 9 in deep baking dish with butter then pour 2/3 of the prepared batter.
  3. Place dish in a 180C preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven then place your fruits on top, sprinkle the remaining sugar over the fruits then carefully pour the remaining batter.
  4. Place back in the oven and bake for 50-60 minutes or until it’s all puffed up and brown on top.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar then serve.