Un Noël à la campagne 5: Apple turrets with amaretto sauce…and joyeux Noël!

This is the last post of our menu and it is with a touch of sadness that I say goodbye for now… I enjoyed sharing this menu with all of you and I enjoyed all the comments and visits and stories, kindness and care. Thank you!

apple turret with amaretto sauce large

With this festive dessert  I wish you all a very joyeux Noël. May you all be just as festive in spirit!

Recette:

  1. Cut 4 apples in 4 slices.
  2. Melt butter and dip the slices in the melted butter.
  3. Marinate some dried raisins, nuts and cranberries in amaretto liqueur.
  4. Rollther apple slices in a mixture of sugar and cinnamon and restack the slices to form a turret of apple with fruit in between the layers.
  5. Place in an oven proof oven pan, top with a knob of butter and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Sauce: Heat 150ml milk and 150 ml cream. Whisk together 3 egg yolks and 40g sugar until light and thick. Add to the warm milk while whisking and continue whisking the mixture until it thickens. Remove from the heat and strain through a fine sieve.
  7. Add a tsp of amaretto liqueur. Sprinkle with sugar to prevent a skin from forming and leave to cool.
  8. Serve an apple on a plate, decorate with star anise, cinnamon stick and a spooning of sauce. Sprinkle some gold leaf and serve.

serves 4 people

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Joyeux noël…Merry Christmas…Geseënde Kersfees!!!

à bientôt

Ronelle

5 responses

  1. Merry Christmas!

    This is a wonderful and refined dessert.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

    24/12/2012 at 14:18

  2. C’est beau Ronelle..Enjoy!!xxx

    24/12/2012 at 14:38

  3. What a beautiful finish to your wonderful menu, Ronelle. I will miss anticipating each course too :) I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and best wishes for a very happy 2013!

    26/12/2012 at 21:45

  4. Beautiful! Thanks for posting!

    27/12/2012 at 13:32

  5. All those tastes and textures brim over with happiness. Merry Christmas! Joyeux Noel!

    27/12/2012 at 18:05

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