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Apple Turnover


I made these  Apple Turnovers  with the Kawan puff pastry and they turned out great.   I served these for tea and they were well received by my family members.  Not only were these flaky pastries delicious but they were extremely easy and simple to make.  Aromatic pastries with apples, raisins and much more ..........














I've no idea how the name came about but I'm sure that I didn't 'turn over' any apples, instead I placed a fresh piece of pastry on top of the apple filling ....... so shall I give it  another name?   Perhaps, just simple Apple Puffs?

Recipe for Apple Turnovers

Ingredients
  • 2 green apples
  • 2  Tbsp orange juice
  • 1  tsp orange zest
  • 3  Tbsp raisins
  • 3  Tbsp demerara sugar
  • 1/4  tsp cinnamon
  • 1  Tbsp flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten + 1 tsp water
Method
  1. Combine orange zest and juice.
  2. Peel, core and cut apples into 1/4 inch dice, toss in with the zest to prevent them from browning.
  3. Add in raisins, cinnamon, salt, sugar and flour.  Mix well.
  4. Place apple mixture onto a 4 inch x 4inch pastry, leaving about 3/4 inch border all round. 
  5. Apply egg wash round the sides of the pastry.
  6. Place another piece of pastry on top of the apple mixture, seal and crimp the edges with a fork.
  7. Apply egg wash on top of the pastry.
  8. Cut 3 small steam vents on top of each pastry.
  9. Bake in a preheated oven @ 200 deg C for 20 mins., till puffed and golden brown.
  10. Remove from oven, let cool on a wire rack.
  11. Dust with icing sugar.
  12. Serve warm.


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Comments

  1. Nice puffy pastry! Great snack to enjoy on this Merdeka Day:D

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  2. These apple puffs look very delicious. Looking at all the puffs makes me feel like drooling...

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  3. I love puff pastry too but I prefer them with savoury snacks such as my favourite curry puffs :)

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  4. Jeannie
    Yes, indeed, relax and enjoy!

    Yummy Bakes
    Thank you!

    Zoe
    No need to drool, get going, very easy to prepare!

    chopinandmysaucepan
    Yes, I do like curry puffs, baked ones.

    Claire
    Yes, very easy. I'm sure you can do it too.

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  5. This looks temptingly delicious, my friend! I think I can handle this simple recipe... just got to search for the puff pastry squares at Tesco. Would it be possible to just use a single pastry wrap, fill half with the apple+raisins mixture and roll over like sardine rolls?

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  6. Jacqueline
    You can put in the filling, not so much, then fold it diagonally and crimp the edges, or even make into a rectangle.
    Rolling up like a swissroll, afraid that the filling will drop out. Happy trying!

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  7. hi cheah, this looks so delicious..
    glad i blog walk to your site.. hi again, i am Wan,also from malaysia, do visit my blog , would love to read a comment from you too. have a nice day. happy merdeka day to you too- 31st aug 2011

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  8. That looks awesome! always wanted to make one but never ever do. so many on my list to bake and cook.

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  9. Ooooo...you're making me salivate! Love this pastry desserts alot. Have to make this soon.
    Happy weekend, Cheah.
    Cheers,
    Kristy

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  10. Your apple turnovers looks great! Would be lovely with a cup of tea! Two slices for me, please!

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  11. How crumbly and tempting! Must bake some soon!

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  12. cookingvarieties
    Thanks for dropping by, will hop over to yours soon!

    penny
    Yes, I too have many to do recipes on my list!

    Kristy
    Thanks, you have a great weekend too!

    kitchen flavours
    Help yourself!

    Angie
    These will be easy as a breeze for you!

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  13. I have yet to try making puff pastry. This apple turnover looks awesome!

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  14. Quay Po Cooks
    Yes, do try, this is very easy to make, all you need to do is prepare the filling and get the puff pastry.

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