Apricot and Almond Jalousie (Jalousie Aux Amandes El a L'abrico

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
  • 1
    beaten egg
  • 6
    tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 2
    tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons sliced almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 425. Roll out the dough out on a lightly floured surface to a 12" square. Cut in half to form two rectangles.
  • Place one half on a baking sheet that you have sprayed with water. (yes, water). Brush all around the edges with beaten egg. Brush with the apricot preserves.
  • Fold the remaining piece of dough in half lengthwise and cut eight evenly spaced diagonal slits from the center fold to about 1/2 " of the outer edge.
  • Unfold and place on top of the preserve topped one, matching edges carefully. Press edges together well,scallop with the tip of a small knife.
  • Brush the slashed pastry top with water and sprinkle with sliced almonds. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until well risen and golden brown.
  • Cool on a rack, cut into fourths and serve with creme fraiche or yougurt, if desired.
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