Looking for a weeknight dessert sure to please the kids and warm the soul? Let sweet seasonal apples do all the talking with this no fuss apple turnover.
Vegetarian | Nut free
2 large apples, peeled, cored and diced
1 tablespoon raw sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 sheets of puff pastry
2 free range eggs
1 tablespoon raw sugar mixed with 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven/air fryer to 180C. Defrost 4 sheets of puff pastry.
In a saucepan, cook half the apple with sugar and a dash of water, until soft.
Add remaining apple with butter and cinnamon. Cook until fragrant. Set aside to cool.
While apple mixture cools, prepare puff pastry by cutting into 10cm x 5 cm rectangles.
Place 2 teaspoons of apple mixture onto half of each rectangle.
Beat eggs and brush onto edge of rectangles before folding pastry over the apple mixture and pressing shut.
Using a fork press around the edges to ensure a firm closure.
Gently prick the top of the parcels with a fork, brush lightly with egg mixture and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture.
Bake in oven or in air fryer for 10 minutes. Turn over and cook for further 5 minutes.
Eat warm as is or with custard or cool and enjoy anytime.
Recipe by Leah Vagel, for Genuinely Southern Forests.