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Brioche slices with almond cream

Brioche slices with almond cream

A brioche slice, soaked in rum syrup and covered with almond cream, then browned in the oven. It's a dessert, and also a pastry which goes very well with tea or coffee at the end of the afternoon, especially when it's cold outside.

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Last modified on: June 13th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
29 min.5 min.20 min.54 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #1Preheat oven to 356°F (180°C).

Cut slices of brioche 0.8 inch thick (or 1.5 cm) and put on a baking sheet.
7 min.
2 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #2Mix 4 tablespoons Sugar syrup and 1 tablespoon rum. 3 min.
3 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #3With a brush, drench each slice with this syrup. 5 min.
4 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #4Spread a good layer of almond cream. 8 min.
5 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #5Scatter with 2 tablespoons flaked almonds. 3 min.
6 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #6And sprinkle with 2 tablespoons icing sugar. 3 min.
7 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #7Put in the oven for about 20 minutes, until slices are light brown on top and almond cream well risen. 20 min.
8 Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #8Leave to cool before serving. 5 min.

Remarks

For a softer dessert you can remove crusts from brioche slices before adding syrup, this will allow you to cook longer without the crust browning too much, like in these photos.

Don't hesitate to use thicker slices, in which case add syrup to both sides.

A dessert suggestion: serve warm, with a vanilla ice-cream.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
159829 gr131 gr101 gr
80 %11 %12 %15 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4849 gr40 gr31 gr
24 %3 %4 %5 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3997 gr32 gr25 gr
20 %3 %3 %4 %
% 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 4 people : 2.62 €
Per person : 0.66 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made, but after a Gaston Lenôtre recipe.
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