Far with prunes: a delicious recipe

A great classic in pastry, prune far is a delicious dessert, easy and quick to make.

Here is the delicious recipe.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 2 tea bags
  • 400 g of pitted prunes
  • 25 g semi-salted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 110 g cane sugar
  • 1 liter of semi-skimmed milk
  • 250g of flour

Far with prunes

- Prepare hot tea with the 2 tea bags. Inflate the
prunes 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th.6).
- Butter a dish.
- In a salad bowl, place the eggs, beat into an omelet, pouring in the sugar
As things progress.
- Pour in the milk and add the sifted flour while stirring.
- Drain the prunes well, place them in the baking dish and pour
preparation on it.
- Bake and cook for 50 minutes to 1 hour.
Serve warm or cold.

Learn more about milk

In trade, the different types of milk are easily identifiable by their packaging color or by their bottle cap: red for whole milk, blue for semi-skimmed milk, and green for skimmed milk. Its packaging must mention the nature of the treatment undergone by the milk (pasteurized, sterilized, etc.) as well as the expiry date. Particularly sensitive, raw milk is consumed within 24 hours after opening the packaging, it is visibly stamped "raw milk".

Learn more about the prune

Originally from China, the plum tree spread widely in the Mediterranean basin during Antiquity.

It was at this time that men acquired perfect control over the drying of these fruits. They could thus conserve them over the long term and benefit from their energy intake as they wished, two qualities resulting from the high sugar content.

To accompany the prune far

If each Breton family has its own recipe, containing more or less butter, Lambic, or even rum in coastal areas, the texture of the far, soft, smooth, caressing, although slightly pasty, to which the prunes add flavor and flavor. acidity common to all these variations, has seduced gourmets far beyond regional borders.

To stay local, two alliances emerge, either in contrast with a farmhouse cider that we will choose semi-dry and which will bring relief and freshness to the cake, or reinforcement with a pommels whose sweetness and aromatic notes will go in the direction far to the greatest satisfaction of lovers of this dessert.

Price idea:
- Farmhouse cider ½ sec 2 to 5 €
- Knobs 6 to 12 €
Maurice Chassin

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: A. Roche

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