Almond Bostock

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Imagine the deliciousness of an almond croissant, but on a thick slice of brioche bread! That’s what Bostock is all about. It’s simple to whip up at home, yet tastes like it’s straight from a fancy bakery.

Bostock is like the luxurious cousin of almond croissants, served on sliced brioche bread. It’s a delightful treat that makes the most of leftover brioche, transforming it into a heavenly dessert with rich almond flavor.

Almond Bostock

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Servings 10


  • 1 brioche loaf sliced into 1-inch thick pieces
  • 1 cup thinly sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

For the Almond Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

For the Almond Filling:

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


  • Make the simple syrup: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine water, sugar, and almond extract. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool to room temperature to thicken.
  • Prepare the almond filling: In a bowl, mix almond flour, sugar, salt, butter, vanilla extract, almond extract, eggs, and heavy cream until light and fluffy.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Place slices of brioche on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Brush each slice of brioche with the simple syrup.
  • Spread a generous layer of almond paste on each brioche slice. Sprinkle with sliced almonds.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until the edges turn golden brown.
  • Let them cool for 5 to 10 minutes, then dust with powdered sugar before serving warm.
  • Indulge in the deliciousness of homemade Bostock!

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