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Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins

Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
These are small apple turnovers ("chaussons") of puff pastry, filled with a mixture of caramelised almonds, stewed apple and rum-soaked raisins. To be eaten just as they are...
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For 20 pieces, you will need:



Nutritional information:

Whole recipe
Calories
2300
115%
Proteins
30g
12%
Carbohydrates
200g
19%
Fats
126g
19%
 Per 100 g 
Calories
311
16%
Proteins
4g
2%
Carbohydrates
27g
3%
Fats
17g
3%
 Per piece 
Calories
115
6%
Proteins
1g
1%
Carbohydrates
9g
1%
Fats
6g
1%
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% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).


Times:

Preparation : 1 hour 6 min.
Resting : 20 min.
Cooking : 5 min.
Start to finish : 1 hour 31 min.
Preservation : Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.


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 For 20 pieces : 3.99 €
 Per piece  : 0.20 €

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Step by step recipe:


1
Pour 50 g caster sugar into a non-stick frying pan, distribute it evenly over the whole surface, and put onto high heat.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #1
2
After a while the sugar starts to melt...
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3
... and becomes caramel.
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4
Then add 100 g flaked almonds.
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5
Turn down heat, and stir to coat almonds with caramel.
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6
As soon as the almonds are well caramelized, remove from heat and tip them onto a baking sheet or a sheet of non-stick cooking parchment.
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7
Leave to cool, then crush coarsely with a rolling pin.
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8
Put 200 g Stewed apple (compote) in a small bowl.
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9
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10
Add raisins and almonds to stewed apples and mix well.
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11
Spread out circle of puff pastry (or roll out thinly if in a block).

Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.

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12
Cut out circles of 10 cm diameter approximately (minimum) and place on a baking sheet.
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13
With a brush soaked in water, wet all round the edge of each pastry circle to help "weld" the join.
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14
Put a teaspoon of the apple mixture onto each circle.
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15
Then fold over each circle to form the turnover.
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16
Press the edge to seal well.
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17
Glaze each turnover with beaten egg-yolk, to help them colour during cooking.
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18
You can, with the point of a knife, cut a small design on the top of the turnovers, it might not show much now, but will after cooking.
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19
Put in the oven for 15/20 minutes (watch for colouring), then leave to cool on a wire rack.
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Remarks:

For very small turnovers you can roll the large circle of puff pastry out even thinner before cutting out small circles.

Source:

Home made

Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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