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Stuffed prunes

Stuffed prunes

Stuffed prunes are a sweetmeat made with halved dried prunes sandwiched together around a morsel of marzipan flavoured with Armagnac.

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Last modified on: July 18th 2018

For 25 pieces, you will need:

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PreparationStart to finish
20 min.20 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge.
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Step by step recipe

1 Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #1Prepare 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. 5 min.
2 Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #2Roll 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 min.
3 Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #3Cut the slab into rectangular pieces about the same length as a prune. 2 min.
4 Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #4Slice 25 dried prunes in half lengthways. 3 min.
5 Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #5Assemble the "prunes in disguise" (as the French call them) by inserting a piece of marzipan between 2 prune halves.
6 Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #6Assemble all the prunes like this. 7 min.

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
112415 gr194 gr28 gr
56 %6 %18 %4 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3044 gr52 gr7 gr
15 %2 %5 %1 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
440 gr7 gr1 gr
2 %<1 %1 %<1 %
% 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 25 pieces : 2.73 €
Per piece : 0.11 €

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This recipe use (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Blackcurrant-almond muffins, Gâteau Nantais, Financiers, Chocolate madeleines, Fruit crumble, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Moist Lemon Cake, Little Christmas biscuits, Crust for tea, Saint Honoré cake, Succès praliné (praline meringue), ... All
Dried prunesDried prunes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Agen prune cake, Prune Far, ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crème de foie gras, Coq au vin, Chilli langoustines, Lobster Thermidor, Rabbit terrine, ... All

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