Almonds pyramids


Almonds pyramids
If you are already familiar with coconut pyramids, you might like to try these almonds flavoured pyramids.

The recipe is very straightforward, but these little cakes, with their crisp outside and moist centre, are simply delicious.
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Last modified on: January 13th 2021

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
Almonds pyramids : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Put 1 egg and 90 g caster sugar into a large bowl and mix.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Almonds pyramids : Photo of step #2
Add 200 g ground almonds and mix again. This should give you a fairly thick paste.

Stage 3 - 7 min.
Almonds pyramids : Photo of step #3
Weigh out pieces of about 1 oz (30 g), roll into balls and arrange on a sheet of cooking parchment (or a silicon mat, as shown in the photo), laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 4
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Pinch each ball between your fingers twice, at right angles, to give a pyramid shape.

Dip your fingers in cold water if the mixture begins to stick.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
Almonds pyramids : Photo of step #5
Make all the pyramids like this.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
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Bake for about 20 minutes.

Stage 7
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Leave to cool on a wire rack.
Remarks
Depending on the size of your egg, you might need to adjust the quantity of ground almonds.
Keeping
A few days in an air-tight jar or tin.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,715 Kcal or 7,180 Kj44 gr125 gr115 gr
86 %17 %12 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
504 Kcal or 2,110 Kj13 gr37 gr34 gr
25 %5 %3 %5 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
172 Kcal or 720 Kj4 gr13 gr12 gr
9 %2 %1 %2 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 10 pieces : 4.22 €
  • Per piece : 0.42 €

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Note: Be careful, these prices are only an estimate, you can consult the table of prices by ingredients used for this estimate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Macaronade mixture, Arlesian Biscuits, Stuffed prunes, Armagnac marzipan, Chestnut moelleux, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Old style brioche, Sugar syrup, Tiramisu, Doughnuts, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lime crémeux, Provençal remoulade sauce, Quiche filling mixture, Chocolate and matcha tea biscuits, Checkerboard biscuits, ... All
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