Apple and Almond pastries-Delices & Gourmandises

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gateaux amandes orangeIf you are a huge fan of fruit-based pastries, you will adore this new item from Delices & Gourmandises catalogue. A delicious cake made of crisp and sweet apple mixed with almond will surprise both parents and kids at desert time or tea time. Follow this Delices & Gourmandises recipe and discover the easiness of pastry making. Enjoy without moderation.

Apple and Almond pastries ‘Delices & Gourmandises: The ingredients (6 parts)

• 1 tb Icing sugar
• 3 Red-skinned dessert apples
• 6 oz Marzipan
• A little beaten egg
• 1 lb Pack chilled puff pastry
• 1 1/2 oz Butter; melted

Directions :

 

– Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface 3mm (1/8 inch) thick. Cut out 6 circles approximately 8cm (3 inches) in diameter and place on a baking try. Brush the pastry circles with the beaten egg.

-Roll out the marzipan and cut out 6 smaller circles approximately 6cm in diameter. Lay on top of the pastry circles.

-Core and carter the apples. Slice each into quarter into 3.

-Arrange apple slices on the marzipan, brush with melted butter and bake in preheated oven 220 for 15mn until the pastry is golden.

-Dredge with icing sugar and serve warm or cold with creme fraiche or cream.

Note : Red-skinned dessert apples look particularly attractive on this pastry. Good varieties to choose would be Empire, Spartan or Red Delicious

Using chilled puff pastry makes this impressive dessert or tea-time break quick and easy to make.

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