Toasted flaked almonds

Toasted flaked almonds
Toasted flaked almonds are the perfect finishing touch for desserts, ice creams in particular, because of their delightful crunch.
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Last modified on: March 9th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:Flaked almondsCaramelizedGrilledIce cream

For 150 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 50 g 75 g 150 g 300 g 450 g

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Stage 1 - 3 min.
Toasted flaked almonds : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F).

Mix 150 g flaked almonds, 3 tablespoons Sugar syrup and 1 teaspoon orange flower water with a fork.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Spread the almonds evenly on a cooking parchment sheet on a baking sheet (important as the almonds are very sticky when they come out of the oven).

Try as far as possible to make sure the almonds are not touching each other.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
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Put in the oven for about 15-20 minutes.

Stage 4
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Watching very carefully for coloration.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Immediately after taking them out of the oven, unstick the almonds from the sheet with a wooden spatula and let them fall onto the worktop. They will still be a bit soft while hot, but not for long.

Separate them quickly as far as possible.

After a few minutes (or seconds maybe), the almonds will cool and harden. They will become very crunchy and are now ready.

Stage 6
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When cool, keep in an air-tight container.


Several days in a sealed container.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,055 Kcal or 4,417 Kj29 gr50 gr83 gr
53 %11 %5 %13 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
527 Kcal or 2,206 Kj14 gr25 gr41 gr
26 %5 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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