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

Keywords for this recipe:TurnoversPuff pastryApplesAlmondsRum
For 20 pieces, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 10 pieces 20 pieces 40 pieces 60 pieces
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
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1 hour 6 min.20 min.5 min.1 hour 31 min.
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Step by step recipe


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.
Keeping
Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,559 Kcal or 6,527 Kj34 gr204 gr131 gr
78 %13 %19 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
208 Kcal or 871 Kj5 gr27 gr18 gr
10 %2 %3 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
78 Kcal or 327 Kj2 gr10 gr7 gr
4 %1 %1 %1 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 pieces : 4.23 €
  • Per piece : 0.21 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Express apple tart, Cochelin d'Evreux, Linzer torte, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, ... All
Flaked almondsFlaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Paris-Brest, Pea and avocado salad, Broad bean salad with Parmesan, Moist cereal bars, Sweet pancake rolls from Brittany, ... All
RumRum: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rum babas, Almond cream or frangipane, Pistachio cream, Mojito peaches, Linzer torte, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pink Reims biscuits, Blackcurrant jelly, Cranachan, Pannacotta and blackcurrant crumble, Strawberry feuilleté, ... All
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