Kaymakli kayisi (cream-filled apricots)
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:46:04 AM. Recipe ID 6174. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Kaymakli kayisi (cream-filled apricots)
Yield: 75 Servings
1 lb Dried apricot halves
2 c Sugar
1 c Water
1 c Whipping cream
1 c Slivered almonds
2 tb Slivered almonds
Soak apricots in warm water 2 hours to soften. Drain. Combine sugar,
1 cup water and lemon half. Boil until syrupy, 225-230'F. on candy
thermometer. Add apricots and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and
allow to cool.
Whip cream until stiff. Fold 1 cup almonds into cream. Arrange apricot
halves in single layer, inner side up. Dollop cream mixture onto 50
percent of apricot halves. Cover with other 50 percent, like
sandwich. Sprinkle remaining almonds and pistachios over tops.
Makes about 75, if small apricots are used.
Each serving contains about: 61 calories; 2 milligrams sodium; 4
milligrams cholesterol; 3 grams fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram
protein; 0.24 grams fiber.
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