In the last few months I had seen many tart flans from French pastry chefs on Instagram. They are simple tart crusts with a flan baked inside. I had seen them with vanilla flans and chocolate flans, but this caught my eye, since it added another layer and texture, with baked chocolate chip and pecan cookie dough. The ingredients were posted @gourmandisedezaza, and as soon as I translated them from French, I was working on it.
This crust has a little bit of almond flour which gives it a wonderful texture – I will use it again in my baking. The filling is a vanilla pastry cream, topped by pieces of chocolate chip and pecan cookie dough – I used the leftover to bake delicious cookies, at 350 degrees Fahrenheit, for 15 minutes. My daughter declared that this was one of the best desserts I ever baked.
Once again, I converted grams into volume, so bear with me if it’s not as precise. Please consider using a scale instead.