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Prehaet the oven to 425 degrees. In a sauce pan, combine the sugar, honey, vanilla bean and water. Bring the liquid to a boil. Add the apricots and bring back to a boil. Remove from heat. Invert a saucer on top of the fruit to keep it submerged. Cover the saucepan and let stand for 24 hours. During the marinating, the pits will impart an almond flavor to the apricots and their syrup. Drain the fruit, reserving the syrup and being careful not to crsuh the apricots. Halve the apricots. Remove and discard the pits. Place 4-5 apricot halves in the bottom of each gratin dish , so they cover the bottom of the dish, PLace the remaining apricots in a food processor with apricot syrup and puree until smooth. For the topping: Combine 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar, the almond powder, butter, egg yolks, and the whole egg in a mixinf bowl and beat with a whisk until smooth. Divide the batter among the 6 gratin dishes and spread evenly over the apricots. Sprinkle the top with the slivered almonds and remaining powdered sugar. Place the gratins in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Bring the puree witht he Kirsch up to a simmer. Remove gratins from the oven and place one on each plate. Garnish with puree, powdered sugar and fresh mint. Source: Essence of Emeril, #2327, TVFN formatted by Lisa Crawford, 4/28/96
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (356g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 397 (42%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 44.1g||59 %|
|Saturated Fat 17.6g||88 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 18.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 5.7g|
|Cholesterol 641.3mg||197 %|
|Sodium 171.3mg||6 %|
|Potassium 424.2mg||11 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 129.9g||38 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.4g||17 %|
|Sugars, other 125.6g|
|Protein 14.4g||21 %|
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Calories per serving: 940
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