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Air Fryer Cheese Flan

Delicious old school cheese flan cooked in the air fryer. Take a trip down memory lane to school dinners with the air fryer version of the original primary school dinner favourite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 8
Calories: 136kcal


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  • Make your shortcrust pastry and then roll it out and add it to your tart tin.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Fork the bottom of the pastry to let it breathe.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Then add sliced onion to the bottom of the flan.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Mix with a fork your eggs, milk and seasoning.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Add the cheese and mix well.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Pour the cheese and egg mixture over the onions and then place the cheese flan into the air fryer.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Cook your cheese flan for 17 minutes at 160c/320f or until a cocktail stick comes out clean.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?
  • Then slice into squares like school dinner flan.
    Can You Cook Cheese Flan In Air Fryer?


Cheese. In a traditional cheese and onion flan recipe you would use extra mature cheddar, as our kids don’t like it, we have gone with a mild cheese. Its up to you which you use.
Onion. The onion is optional you can make a cheese flan without it if you prefer.
Thanks for reading our cheese flan air fryer recipe on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to try more delicious recipes in the air fryer using our shortcrust pastry, then do check out our air fryer meat pie recipe next.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 331IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 1mg
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