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Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins


Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
These are small apple turnovers ("chaussons") of puff pastry, filled with a mixture of caramelised almonds, stewed apple and rum-soaked raisins. To be eaten just as they are...
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Last modified on: September 11th 2018

For 20 pieces, you will need:

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1 hour 6 min.20 min.5 min.1 hour 31 min.
Preservation:
Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 1 min.
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Pour 50 g caster sugar into a non-stick frying pan, distribute it evenly over the whole surface, and put onto high heat.

Stage 2
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After a while the sugar starts to melt...

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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... and becomes caramel.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Then add 100 g flaked almonds.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Turn down heat, and stir to coat almonds with caramel.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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As soon as the almonds are well caramelized, remove from heat and tip them onto a baking sheet or a sheet of non-stick cooking parchment.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Leave to cool, then crush coarsely with a rolling pin.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Put 200 g Stewed apple (compote) in a small bowl.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Stage 10 - 3 min.
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Add raisins and almonds to stewed apples and mix well.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
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Spread out circle of puff pastry (or roll out thinly if in a block).

Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
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Cut out circles of 10 cm diameter approximately (minimum) and place on a baking sheet.

Stage 13
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With a brush soaked in water, wet all round the edge of each pastry circle to help "weld" the join.

Stage 14
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Put a teaspoon of the apple mixture onto each circle.

Stage 15
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Then fold over each circle to form the turnover.

Stage 16
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Press the edge to seal well.

Stage 17
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Glaze each turnover.

Stage 18 - 40 min.
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You can, with the point of a knife, cut a small design on the top of the turnovers, it might not show much now, but will after cooking.

Stage 19 - 20 min.
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Put in the oven for 15/20 minutes (watch for colouring), then leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

For very small turnovers you can roll the large circle of puff pastry out even thinner before cutting out small circles.

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).

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Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cochelin d'Evreux, Apple semelles (flat apple tarts), Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Amiens macaroons, Linzer torte, ... All
Flaked almondsFlaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Benoîton, Brioche royale, Toasted flaked almonds, Sweet pancake rolls from Brittany, Cookies, ... All
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Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Alsatian apple tart, How to succeed in making sabayon (syllabub), Citrus syrup, Cookies, Cornmeal baps for Anne, ... All

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