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.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge.
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Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #3
Cut the slab into rectangular pieces about the same length as a prune.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Stuffed prunes : Photo of step #4
Slice 25 dried prunes in half lengthways.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Nutritional information

% 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.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brioche royale, Santiago Cake, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Caribbean upside-down cake, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Little Christmas biscuits, Linzer torte, Mini lemon millefeuilles, Amiens macaroons, Gâteau Nantais, ... All
Dried prunesDried prunes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Prune Far, Agen prune cake, ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Home-made terrine of foie gras, Rabbit terrine, Coq au vin, Crème de foie gras, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), ... All

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