Apple turnovers


A quick and easy way to create fragrant puff pastry turnovers with apple filling. If you have a sheet of puff pastry ready in your fridge and a few apples on hand you can prepare this dessert in a few minutes.

Apple turnovers
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For 6 Serving(s)


  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 0.5 tbsp white sugar
  • 0.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.25 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp raisins or dried cranberries
  • 0.5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 lemon (only the zest)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water

Apple turnovers Directions

  1. Peel, quarter, and core the apple and then dice it. Put the apple in a bowl. Add lemon juice, potato starch, lemon zest, raisins, spices and two kinds of sugar and mix well.

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  2. In a small bowl mix the egg with 1 tablespoon of water.
  3. Cut 6 squares from the puff pastry sheet. Brush the edges of each square with the egg wash and neatly place the apple mixture in the center of each square.

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  4. Fold the pastry diagonally over the apple mixture and seal by pressing the edges with a fork. Brush with remaining egg and make 3 small cuts on the surface.

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  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 200° C for 20 minutes. Serve at a room temperature or still warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Saturday, 10 September 2016
Put some really nice whipped cream with it and you could have a tasty dessert. - Joan May

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