Fruit-and-Almond Gratins


epicurious
45 mins (prep 15)
14 ingredients
makes 4 servings
In this easy dish, a little bit of almondy custard dresses up fresh fruit, making it special for company while preserving its pure goodness.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , casserole~gratin , winter , italian , fall ,
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Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup almond flour or almond meal (see cooks' note, below)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 firm-ripe bartlett pears (1 pound total)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup raspberries (5 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup seedless grapes (3 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds (3 ounces)
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • special equipment: 4 (5 1/2- by 1-inch) shallow flameproof gratin dishes or a 12 1/2- by 7 1/2- by 1 1/2-inch shallow flameproof gratin dish

Nutrition

Serving Size (77.94 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 176.4 Calories from Fat 106.83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.87g 73.03%
Saturated Fat 6.91g 138.2%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 40.52mg 54.02%
Sodium 155.12mg 25.85%
Total Carbohydrate 16.5g 22.0%
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g 46.47%
Sugars 5.67 g %
Protein 2.13g 17.04%
Vitamin A 722.31IU% Vitamin C 12.61mg%
Calcium 31.87mg% Iron 6.34mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large eggs, confectioners sugar, or, almond flour, bartlett pears, fresh lemon juice, seedless grapes, sliced almonds, special equipment
 

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