Desserts

Square with apricots and quinoa paste


Here is a great classic revisited, the apricot and quinoa paste square.

Preparation : 20 min
Cooking : 40 min
Rest : 2 h

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 180 g semi-salted butter 20 cl of water
  • 1 branch of rosemary fresh
  • 200 g cane sugar
  • 600 g ofapricots
  • 1 g of agar-agar
  • 250 g gluten-free flour
  • 50 g of lupine flour (or other)
  • 50 g ground almonds
  • 4 tbsp. tablespoon of flakes quinoa

Square recipe with apricots and quinoa paste

  • Take out the butter 15 minutes before preparing the dessert.

In a pot,

  • Pour in the water, rosemary and 80g of brown sugar. Bring everything to a boil.
  • Wash, cut in half and pit the apricots. Pour them into the saucepan, mix and cook, covered, over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the lid, add the agar-agar, mix and continue cooking for 5 minutes over low heat. Remove the sprig of rosemary.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th. 6).

In a salad bowl,

  • mix the flour and 110 g of sugar.
  • Add the previously cut butter.
  • Mix well with your fingertips as for a crumble.

Line a square or rectangular mold (or a baking sheet).

  • Keep 1⁄4 of the dough aside and place the rest at the bottom of the mold. Spread with the palm of your hand.
  • Pour in the almond powder and quinoa flakes.
  • Add the cooked apricots.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining dough.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Let cool (about 2 hours) before cutting the square.

Additional information

CHEF'S BBA

Do not waste the cooking juice of the apricots, you can make a small jelly made from agar-agar or gelatin. Add a few ripe apricots. Leave to cool and serve this dessert with cocoa bean whipped cream.

Recipe: A. Beauvais
Photo: A. Beauvais - F. Hamel

Video: The Secret To Cooking Perfect Quinoa Every Time (November 2020).