Agen prune cake

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Agen prune cake
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21 min.1 hour30 min.1 hour 51 min.

Step by step recipe

1Roll out 200 g Brioche dough into a flat round cake 8 inches (20 cm) diameter.

Lay the cake on a baking sheet, then glaze the top.

Leave in a warm place to rise for one hour.
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2Roll 100 g Marzipan (almond paste) into a long " sausage about half an inch (1 cm) thick.Agen prune cake : etape 25
3Cut the marzipan into half-inch (1 cm) chunks.

Cut the prunes into quarters.
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4Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Push the marzipan pieces into the top of the well-risen cake.
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5Stick a piece of prune on top of each piece of marzipan.Agen prune cake : etape 25
6Glaze the top of the cake again, then sprinkle with caster sugar.Agen prune cake : etape 25
7Bake for about 30 minutes.Agen prune cake : etape 25
8Leave to cool on a wire rack.Agen prune cake : etape 25


If you would like a stronger Armagnac flavour, add 2 tablespoonsful at the end of mixing the brioche dough.
You can make this recipe using an enriched bread dough (pain brioché), rather than a classic brioche dough, but the cake will be plainer.
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February 28th 2021.