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...
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Last modified on: September 11th 2018

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Pour 100 g caster sugar into a non-stick frying pan, distribute it evenly over the whole surface, and put onto high heat.

Stage 2
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
After a while the sugar starts to melt...

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
... and becomes caramel.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Then add 200 g flakeds almonds.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Turn down heat, and stir to coat almonds with caramel.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
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.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Leave to cool, then crush coarsely with a rolling pin.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Put 400 g Stewed apple (compote) in a small bowl.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Add raisins and almonds to stewed apples and mix well.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
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.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Cut out circles of 10 cm diameter approximately (minimum) and place on a baking sheet.

Stage 13
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
With a brush soaked in water, wet all round the edge of each pastry circle to help "weld" the join.

Stage 14
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Put a teaspoon of the apple mixture onto each circle.

Stage 15
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Then fold over each circle to form the turnover.

Stage 16
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Press the edge to seal well.

Stage 17
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
Glaze each turnover.

Stage 18 - 40 min.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
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.
Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins
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.
Keeping
Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
7,649 Kcal or 32,025 Kj291 gr2,590 gr1,705 gr
382 %112 %244 %258 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
510 Kcal or 2,135 Kj19 gr173 gr114 gr
25 %7 %16 %17 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
191 Kcal or 800 Kj7 gr65 gr43 gr
10 %3 %6 %6 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Sulfites, Nuts, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 40 pieces : 8.45 €
  • Per piece : 0.21 €

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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: Linzer torte, Cochelin d'Evreux, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Apple and pear tart, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, ... All
Flakeds almondsFlakeds almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Benoîton, Toasted flaked almonds, Moist cereal bars, Pea and avocado salad, New peas with almonds, ... All
RumRum: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Jamaican cup, Cannelés, Pogne de Romans, Brioche slices with almond cream, Gâteau Nantais, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple Batter Puddings, Lemon and lime custard tart, Pavlova, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, ... All
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