Usually there’s two or three apples left in the bottom of the fridge, well I know in my house there usually is, why not jazz them up a little and enjoy these Spiral Puffed Apples, this recipe hasn’t been adapted from anywhere..it’s original, the mixture for the centres can be made from any dried fruits or nuts…a combination of dates and hazelnut’s..apricots and macadamia….the list is endless…look inside your pantry cupboard and get creative!
Spiral Puffed Apple Recipe:Ingredients: for 2 serves
Golden Delicious Apples
4 Walnut kernels
6 Dried Cranberries
1 tablespoon Cream Cheese
Puffed Pastry ( Ready made, rectangle 30cm x 30cm)
1 sheet of Puff Pastry this size covers 3 apples.
Pre – heat oven to 200°c
Wash, paper towel dry and core apples.
Chop finely walnuts, cranberries and sultana’s together. Combine with the cream cheese. Press firmly into the centre of the apple.
Cut a circle (glass size) of puff pastry for the bottom of the apple, then cut 1cm strips of puff pastry.
These strips of pastry spiral around the apple, sprinkle brown sugar over the top of the apples, and they’re ready to be baked.
Place in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden.
Spiral Puffed Apples are best served hot. Accompanied with cream or custard or just on their own are great!