Macaroon And Apricot Whip Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Dried apricots8 Ounce, soaked overnight and drained
 Water10 Ounce
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Soft brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Brandy2 Ounce
 Macaroons16 , crushed
 Ground almonds2 Ounce
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Egg whites4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3691 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 188 g289.6%

Saturated Fat 98.6 g493%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg

Sodium 1655.9 mg69%

Total Carbohydrates 447 g149.1%

Dietary Fiber 33.5 g134.1%

Sugars 280.6 g

Protein 56 g111.2%

Vitamin A 168.3% Vitamin C 15.3%

Calcium 96.7% Iron 123%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a saucepan, bring the apricots and the water to the boil over moderate heat.
Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and simmer the apricots for 10 to 15 minutes or until they are tender.
With a slotted spoon, lift out the apricots and put them in a blender.
Blend at high speed until they are pureed.
Put the puree into a medium sized mixing bowl.
Stir in the lemon juice, sugar, brandy, macaroons and almonds.
Preheat the oven to moderate 350°F (Gas Mark 4, 180°C).
With the butter grease a 2 pint [1 1/2 quart] baking dish.
In a large bowl, beat the egg whites with a wire whisk or rotary beater until they form stiff peaks.
Using a metal spoon, fold the egg whites into the apricot mixture.
Pour the mixture into the baking dish.
Put the dish in a deep baking tin.
Pour in enough boiling water to come half way up the side of the dish.
Put the baking tin in the oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
Remove the dish from the oven and set it aside to cool.
When it is cool put the whip in the refrigerator to chill for 1 to 1 1/2 hours before serving.
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