Apple Roses



  • 2 strips puff pastry
  • 2 apples
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons apricot jam



Pre-heat oven to 200C and brush a muffin tray with some oil.

Cut the apples in half and then slice each half into very thin slices. place the cut slices into a large bowl filled with water and with the lemon juice to cover the apples.

Cook the slices for 3 minutes and then drain. Brush the pastry strips with the apricot jam. Place the apple slices peel side up along the top edge of the pastry strips, overlapping them slightly.

Fold the bottom of the pastry up and over the bottom of the apple slices and then gently roll each strip to make a small roses. Place the apple roses into the prepared muffin tray.

Bake the apple roses in the pre-heated oven on the middle shelf for between 15 to 20 minutes or until the pastry is crisp, golden brown. Allow them to cool in the tray for 2 to 3 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Apple Roses are ready to be served.

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