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Apple and almond gratin

Apple and almond gratin

Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds.

This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!

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Last modified on: February 8th 2017

For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
20 min.45 min.1 hour 5 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #1

Prepare the cream mixture

Mix in a bowl with a whisk: 200 ml liquid cream, 3 egg yolks, 10 g Vanilla sugar and 50 g caster sugar.

Set aside.
Stage 2
5 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #2

Toast the almonds

Use a small non-stick frying pan on high heat. Tip in 50 g ground almonds and dry roast lightly, stirring constantly with a wooden spatula or spoon.
Stage 3
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #3 Take off the heat as soon as the almonds begin to colour slightly.

This process brings out the full flavour of the almonds.
Stage 4
1 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #4

Assemble the gratin

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Butter a gratin dish.
Stage 5
7 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #5 Peel 1 kg 500 g apple and cut into small pieces.

Spread half the apple pieces in the dish.
Stage 6
2 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #6 Scatter the toasted almonds over the top.
Stage 7
2 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #7 Add the rest of the apples and pour the cream mixture over.
Stage 8
3 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #8 Scatter a little caster sugar on top and add slivers of butter to help the top brown.
Stage 9
40 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #9

Cooking and serving

Cook in the oven for 40 minutes.

Serve either warm or cold, on its own or, if you can't resist good things, with a little whipped cream.

Remarks

If you wish, you can add a tablespoonful of Calvados to the cream mixture.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 4.74 €
Per person : 0.79 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds, Endive and beer soup, Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Sauce Normande (for fish), Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fruit crémeux, Stewed plums, Poaching syrup, Oaty walnut cake , Cornmeal baps for Anne, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gâteau Nantais, Marzipan (almond paste), Crust for tea, Beurre d'escargot, Nanou's chocolate cake, ... All

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