Brioche slices with almond cream


Brioche slices with almond cream
A brioche slice, soaked in rum syrup and covered with almond cream, then browned in the oven. It's a dessert, and also a pastry which goes very well with tea or coffee at the end of the afternoon, especially when it's cold outside.
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Last modified on: June 13th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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29 min.5 min.20 min.54 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 7 min.
Brioche slices with almond cream : Photo of step #1
Preheat oven to 356°F (180°C).

Cut slices of brioche 0.8 inch thick (or 1.5 cm) and put on a baking sheet.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Mix 4 tablespoons Sugar syrup and 1 tablespoon rum.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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With a brush, drench each slice with this syrup.

Stage 4 - 8 min.
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Spread a good layer of almond cream.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Scatter with 2 tablespoons flaked almonds.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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And sprinkle with 2 tablespoons icing sugar.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
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Put in the oven for about 20 minutes, until slices are light brown on top and almond cream well risen.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Leave to cool before serving.

Remarks

For a softer dessert you can remove crusts from brioche slices before adding syrup, this will allow you to cook longer without the crust browning too much, like in these photos.

Don't hesitate to use thicker slices, in which case add syrup to both sides.

A dessert suggestion: serve warm, with a vanilla ice-cream.

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, but after a Gaston Lenôtre recipe.

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