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

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Apple and almond gratin

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

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
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

Assemble the gratin

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Butter a gratin dish.

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Apple and almond gratin
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
Scatter the toasted almonds over the top.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Apple and almond gratin
Add the rest of the apples and pour the cream mixture over.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Apple and almond gratin
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

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.
If you wish, you can add a tablespoonful of Calvados to the cream mixture.
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,327 Kcal or 9,743 Kj30 gr252 gr136 gr
116 %12 %24 %21 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
122 Kcal or 511 Kj2 gr13 gr7 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
388 Kcal or 1,624 Kj5 gr42 gr23 gr
19 %2 %4 %3 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 4.74 €
  • Per person : 0.79 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Ramekins with almonds, apples and lemon, Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake, Apple-almond shortbread tart, Tatin apple diplomat tart, Apple Strudel, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bisto-style canapés, Blackberry and almond fondant tart, Pasta with mustard-cream sauce, Paris flan filling, Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Comtoise apple charlotte, French Family Cake, Apple Tatin Terrine, Pancake batter, Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Macaronade mixture, Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée), Beurre d'escargot, Gâteau Nantais, Arlesian Biscuits, ... All
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