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    Apricots With Pistachio Praline

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    2 hrs 40 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins

    10 mins

    Lene's Note:

    My sister in law, used to do a version of these delightful apricots. I've added my own little twist and come up with a dessert that my friends say is 'to die for'.

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    1. 1
      Place the apricots in alarge pan with water, the sugar, cardamom, peppercorns and lemon juice.
    2. 2
      Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
    3. 3
      remove from the heat, allow to cool, then chill for at least 2 hours.
    4. 4
      For the praline, place the sugar in a small pan with 1 Tbs of water.
    5. 5
      Heat gently, stirring until the sugar dissolves, then bring to the boil and simmer rapidly until golden brown.
    6. 6
      While the sugar is boiling, brush a baking sheet with a little oil and scatter the pistachios over it in an even layer, keeping them all close together.
    7. 7
      As soon as the caramel is golden, allow the bubbles to subside, then pour over the nuts and leave to cool and set hard.
    8. 8
      Then, place the praline on a board and, with a heavy knife, chop into shards.
    9. 9
      Divide the apricots between 6 bowls and spoon over a couple of Tbs of the cooking liquer.
    10. 10
      Top each serving with a spoonful of creme fraiche and decorate with the praline shards.

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    Nutritional Facts for Apricots With Pistachio Praline

    Serving Size: 1 (184 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 349.8
    Calories from Fat 152
    Total Fat 16.9 g
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    Cholesterol 45.6 mg
    Sodium 19.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 50.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    Sugars 43.8 g
    Protein 3.7 g

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