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.
13K 12 3.9
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Last modified on: January 13th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:PyramidsSmall cakesAlmonds

For 10 pieces, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 5 pieces 10 pieces 20 pieces 30 pieces

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
15 min.20 min.35 min.
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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.
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Add 200 g ground almonds and mix again. This should give you a fairly thick paste.

Stage 3 - 7 min.
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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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Marzipan (almond paste), Calissons, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Fruit crumble, Blackcurrant-almond muffins, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Saint Honoré cake, Apple confectioner's custard, Pitta bread, Caramel semolina pudding with raisins, Nanou's chocolate cake, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish Mousselines, Coconut pyramids, Hachis parmentier, Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Croque-monsieur complet, ... All

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