Biscuit and Apple Stacks

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
3 h.
Preparation
Calories:
456
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie456 kcal(22 %)
Protein5.55 g(6 %)
Fat16.83 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates65.62 g(44 %)
Sugar added49.25 g(197 %)
Roughage1.45 g(5 %)
Vitamin A244.01 mg(30,501 %)
Vitamin D1.64 μg(8 %)
Vitamin E2.95 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₁0.08 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₂0.26 mg(24 %)
Niacin1.14 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate37.08 μg(12 %)
Pantothenic acid0.26 mg(4 %)
Biotin1.11 μg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.69 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C3.93 mg(4 %)
Potassium92 mg(2 %)
Calcium31.48 mg(3 %)
Magnesium6.67 mg(2 %)
Iron1.39 mg(9 %)
Iodine36 μg(18 %)
Zinc0.18 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.74 g
Cholesterol132.72 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
For the cookies
2
eggs (separated)
1 ¼ cups
1 pinch
¼ cup
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
3 teaspoons
For the filling
1
Granny Smith Apple (very thinly sliced)
1 tablespoon
¼ cup
sugar (plus 1 tablespoon)
3 tablespoons
cup
cream (48% fat)
3 tablespoons
To decorate
How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggApplesugar

Preparation steps

1.
For the cookies: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
2.
Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
3.
Beat the egg yolks and icing sugar in a mixing bowl. Sift in the flour and cornflour, add the lemon zest and stir to mix.
4.
Fold the egg whites into the yolk and flour mixture.
5.
Drop 1-2 teaspoonfuls of mixture on the baking trays, spacing about 6cm|2 1/2" apart. Spread the mixture with the back of a spoon, to make a thin layer. You should have enough for 20 cookies.
6.
In a small bowl, combine the cocoa powder and water, 1 teaspoon at a time until smooth and creamy. Spoon the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a small tip. Drizzle the cocoa decoratively over the cookies.
7.
Bake 1 sheet at a time for 6-8 minutes, until the edges are light golden brown. Carefully place on a wire rack to cool.
8.
Reduce the oven temperature to its lowest setting. Line a baking sheet with non-stick baking paper.
9.
Place the apple slices in a large bowl, drizzle with lemon juice and gently toss to coat.
10.
In a small pan, combine the sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves- about 2 minutes. Pour the sugar mixture over the apples and toss to thoroughly coat. Leave to stand for 2-3 minutes.
11.
Arrange the apple slices on the baking tray and bake for 1 1/2- 2 hours, until dry. Remove from theoven and leave to cool.
12.
Whisk the cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, and Calvados until stiff peaks form.
13.
To assemble the towers, layer the cookies and cream, ending with cream. Decorate with mint and sugared apple slices.