Stuffed prunes

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #1
    Prepare the Armagnac-flavoured marzipan with 50 g ground almonds, 50 g icing sugar and 1 tablespoon Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac), following this recipe (add the Armagnac as soon the mixture becomes a paste.
  2. 3 min.Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #2
    Roll out the Armagnac marzipan with a rolling pin into a slab about 1/2 an inch (1 cm) thick. Use guides or rulers, like in the photo, to get an even thickness.
  3. 2 min.Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #3
    Cut the slab into rectangular pieces about the same length as a prune.
  4. 3 min.Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #4
    Slice 25 dried prunes in half lengthways.
  5. Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #5
    Assemble the "prunes in disguise" (as the French call them) by inserting a piece of marzipan between 2 prune halves.
  6. 7 min.Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #6
    Assemble all the prunes like this.

Remarks:

The same idea can be used with other dried fruit or nuts: stuffed dates, walnuts, etc.

Source:

Home made.

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