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Twice Baked Almond Brioche

Serves 8.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 Promise Gluten Free Brioche Loaf, left out overnight to dry
    • ½ cup water
    • 1 cup sugar, divided
    • 1 tbsp orange juice
    • 1 cup ground almonds/ almond meal
    • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 1 large egg
    • ½ tsp almond extract
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1 cup sliced almonds
    • A sprinkle of powered icing sugar

    Instructions:

    1
    Preheat oven to 350° F.
    2
    Arrange brioche slices on parchment-lined baking trays, leaving about 2” of space in between each slice.
    3
    In a small saucepan over medium heat, dissolve ½ cup sugar in the water and orange juice. Bring to a boil and simmer until the mixture reduces to a syrup. Set aside and let cool.
    4
    For the frangipane: In a mixing bowl, combine the remaining ½ cup sugar, ground almond (almond meal) butter, and egg until creamy. Stir in the almond extract and salt.
    5
    Brush both sides of the brioche with the syrup until moist. Spread each slice with a thick layer of frangipane. Top with sliced almonds.
    6
    Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the tops are a deep golden brown. Let cool on a wire rack. Serve warm with a dusting of powdered icing sugar (if desired).

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