Baked Apricots with Almond Topping Recipe

Serves 4


22.5 milliliters unsalted butter, softened, plus more for dish
59 milliliters whole almonds, skin on
59 milliliters packed light-brown sugar
6 apricots, peeled, halved, and pitted


Preheat oven to 204C.

Butter a square baking dish.

Process almonds and brown sugar in a food processor until almonds are finely chopped. Add butter; process until just combined.

Place apricot halves, cut sides up, in buttered baking dish.

Cover top of each apricot half with almond mixture.

Bake until apricots are soft and almond mixture is deep golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

Transfer 3 apricot halves to each serving plate. Serve warm