Apple and almond gratin


Apple and almond gratin
Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds.

This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
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Last modified on: February 8th 2017

Keywords for this recipe:GratinSweetApplesAlmondsCreamVanillaClafoutis
For 3 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
20 min.45 min.1 hour 5 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #1

Prepare the cream mixture

Mix in a bowl with a whisk: ½ cup liquid cream, 2 egg yolks, 1 teaspoon Vanilla sugar and 2 tablespoons caster sugar.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #2

Toast the almonds

Use a small non-stick frying pan on high heat. Tip in ¼ cup ground almonds and dry roast lightly, stirring constantly with a wooden spatula or spoon.

Stage 3
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #3
Take off the heat as soon as the almonds begin to colour slightly.

This process brings out the full flavour of the almonds.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #4

Assemble the gratin

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Butter a gratin dish.

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #5
Peel 3 cups + 3 tablespoons apple and cut into small pieces.

Spread half the apple pieces in the dish.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #6
Scatter the toasted almonds over the top.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #7
Add the rest of the apples and pour the cream mixture over.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #8
Scatter a little caster sugar on top and add slivers of butter to help the top brown.

Stage 9 - 40 min.
Apple and almond gratin : Photo of step #9

Cooking and serving

Cook in the oven for 40 minutes.

Serve either warm or cold, on its own or, if you can't resist good things, with a little whipped cream.
Remarks
If you wish, you can add a tablespoonful of Calvados to the cream mixture.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,198 Kcal or 5,016 Kj17 gr126 gr71 gr
60 %6 %12 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
125 Kcal or 523 Kj2 gr13 gr7 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
399 Kcal or 1,671 Kj6 gr42 gr24 gr
20 %2 %4 %4 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 3 people : 2.40 €
  • Per person : 0.80 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Stewed apple (compote), Apple Batter Puddings, Tart Tatin, Caramelised apple pie, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Paris flan filling, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Deep leek and potato quiche, Pain perdu, Celeriac in cream and mustard sauce, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gravlax, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Panna cotta, Galette Charentaise, Brioche dough, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Croute à thé, Macaronade mixture, Stuffed prunes, Linzer torte, Apricot blancmange, ... All
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