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Almond-Apricot Galette

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  8 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Follow just four steps to make a bakery-fancy dessert -- it's simply delicious!

Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Angelika Harder
Eagle River, Alaska

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1 1/2
cups natural sliced almonds
1/2
cup sugar
1
egg
1
tablespoon whipping cream
1/2
cup apricot preserves
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/2
to 1 teaspoon ground ginger
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons unsalted or salted butter, melted
2
teaspoons sugar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Unroll pie crust; place in ungreased 9- or 10-inch glass pie plate, pressing on bottom and up side (crust will extend over edge of plate).
  • 2 In food processor or blender, place almonds and 1/2 cup sugar. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until almonds are very finely chopped. Add egg and cream. Cover; process until thick paste forms. Spread in bottom of pie crust. Wipe out processor.
  • 3 In food processor, place preserves, lemon juice, ginger and cornstarch. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until smooth. Spread evenly over almond mixture.
  • 4 Fold edge of crust over filling, pleating crust as necessary. Brush butter on crust; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Unroll pie crust; place in ungreased 9- or 10-inch glass pie plate, pressing on bottom and up side (crust will extend over edge of plate).
  • 2 In food processor or blender, place almonds and 1/2 cup sugar. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until almonds are very finely chopped. Add egg and cream. Cover; process until thick paste forms. Spread in bottom of pie crust. Wipe out processor.
  • 3 In food processor, place preserves, lemon juice, ginger and cornstarch. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until smooth. Spread evenly over almond mixture.
  • 4 Fold edge of crust over filling, pleating crust as necessary. Brush butter on crust; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
28%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
160mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
24g
24%
Protein
4g
4%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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