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...
253,6224.0/5 for 35 ratings
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Last modified on: September 11th 2018

For 20 pieces, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 10 pieces 20 pieces 40 pieces 60 pieces

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
1 hour 6 min.20 min.5 min.1 hour 31 min.
Keeping: Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,451 Kcal or 10,262 Kj34 gr204 gr131 gr
123 %13 %19 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
327 Kcal or 1,369 Kj5 gr27 gr18 gr
16 %2 %3 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
123 Kcal or 515 Kj2 gr10 gr7 gr
6 %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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

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: Amiens macaroons, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Cochelin d'Evreux, Apple semelles (flat apple tarts), Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, ... All
RumRum: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gâteau Basque , Baked Alaska, Dublin fruit scones, Pains briochés aux raisins, Gâteau Nantais, ... All
Flaked almondsFlaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nanou's chocolate cake, Paris-Brest, Moist cereal bars, Almond tuiles, Génoise (Genoa sponge), ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Flaked almond tart, Crème caramel, Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Strawberry Charlotte, Rhubarb tart, ... All

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