An essential dessert, succulent and easy to make: Cyril Lignac’s apricot crumble. The crumble can be eaten in any season and will have no trouble satisfying all palates thanks to the multitude of fruits that can be incorporated into its recipe.
Today, we offer you the recipe for an original preparation of a Apricot crumble according to the famous pastry chef Cyril Lignac.
The sweetness of fruit according to Cyril Lignac
Often when we think of crumble, we imagine it with apples when in reality there are many other recipes! These allow you to vary according to your seasonal fruits favourites.
In addition to being very quick to cook, the crumble is one of the simplest desserts to concoct for your guests to end on a fruity sweetness. To change habits, we let you discover a recipe full of flavors thanks to the apricot crumble according to chef Lignac.
The secrets of a successful crumble recipe
France’s favorite pastry chef likes to give us his tips and secrets for successful desserts. As for his crumble, Cyril Lignac recommends incorporating ground almonds into the dough to give it a little extra touch of taste.
If you prefer, nothing prevents you from using pistachio or hazelnut powder instead. The most important thing is to delight your taste buds.
Here is the list of ingredients for about 4 people
- 8 apricots
- 20g flour
- 50g of butter
- 50g ground almonds
- 50g of sugar
- 1 egg
- A touch of honey
- The juice of a lemon
One of the chef’s important recommendations is to preferably use apricots from the Rhone Valley or even those from Roussillon which are delicious and perfectly suited for this recipe.
How to make a successful Cyril Lignac-style apricot crumble?
To prepare your dessert, first mix the sugar with the slightly melted butter, whisking quickly until you obtain a white preparation. Then add the ground almonds with the flour and then the egg, mixing everything with your hands.
You should get a malleable and firm dough. Then cut the apricots in half or add them entirely in a pan or in an oven dish with butter, a touch of honey and lemon juice. You will get well caramelized fruits.
Once the apricots have a golden color, crumble the crumble dough well above these and cook for about fifteen minutes in the oven which will have been preheated to 180°C.
That’s it, you now have all the keys to a successful Cyril Lignac-style crumble and thus impress your friends, enjoy!