Apples in puff pastry, baked in the oven

Apples in puff pastry, baked in the oven

Baked apples are a delicious and inexpensive dessert that also looks very impressive. Especially if it's apples in puff pastry, baked in the oven. From such an appetizing delicacy hardly anyone can refuse. Cooking such fruits is a snap, especially if you know a few little secrets.

Cooking Secrets

Bake the apples in the oven can be in puff pastry. To do this, they just need to prepare (that is, wash, remove the cores, stuff it with something tasty), pack it into ready-made dough and bake in the oven. However, if you do not know the technology of cooking apples baked in the dough, you may encounter some problems. For example, the filling may start to flow out, which will make the dough soften, and as a result, a beautiful dish will not work out.

  • Sweet, soft apples are not suitable for baking in dough. Preference should be given to large and juicy, but firm fruits.
  • When baking apples in dough, they are often stuffed whole. To do this, cut the core. However, when cutting it out, it is not necessary to make a hole in the apple through - it is better to leave the bottom whole so that the filling does not leak out. It is better not to remove a sprig from an apple, but to use a piece of pulp with a “tail” as a “lid”. In this case, an apple baked in puff pastry will look more beautiful.
  • Puff pastry for baking apples in it is better to take yeast-free. Convenient packaging, in which the dough is divided into several plates - one apple just fits into one such plate. You can use the dough of a different shape, but in this case it will be necessary to divide it into plates yourself.
  • In order to seal the dough, it can be wetted with water or milk, but this will not help the dough to get a pleasant shade. Therefore, it is better to lubricate the dough with an egg or its mixture with milk, water.

When choosing a recipe for cooking apples baked in puff pastry, the main attention should be paid to the composition of the filling - the taste and aroma of the finished dish largely depend on it.

Apples in puff pastry with nut filling

Caloric content of the dish: 3004 kcal, per 100 g: 179 kcal.

Composition:

  • apples - 1 kg;
  • puff pastry - 0, 5 kg;
  • walnuts - 50 g;
  • honey - 70 g;
  • egg - 1 pc.

Method of preparation:

  • Apples wash. Cut out the core, but not completely - leave some pulp on the bottom. Cut a piece from the core with a stem.
  • Melt the honey.
  • Chop a nut kernel with a knife.
  • Mix the nuts with honey, spread the stuffing on the apples. Cover with a “lid” with a stem.
  • In a bowl, beat an egg.
  • Roll out a bit of dough. Put an apple in the center. Cut triangles from the dough so that a four-pointed star appears under the apple. Raise the opposite "rays" and connect at the top of the apple, brushing the dough with an egg. Do the same with the remaining angles of the dough. The apple will be packed in a kind of “bag” with small slots.
  • Wrap the rest of the apples in the same way.
  • Grease the dough with an egg.
  • Put the apples in a baking dish, bedding its parchment on the bottom.
  • Heat the oven to 200 degrees, put the form into it and bake the apples for 20 minutes.

The finished dessert looks very appetizing, while it is not only tasty, but also useful.

Apples with caramel in puff pastry

Caloric content of the dish: 3598 kcal, per 100 g: 189 kcal.

Composition:

  • apples - 1 kg;
  • puff pastry - 0, 5 kg;
  • chicken egg - 1 pc .;
  • water - 20 ml;
  • ground cinnamon - 5 g;
  • brown sugar - 25 g;
  • raisins (optional) - 25 g;
  • caramel (candy) - 5-6 pcs.

Method of preparation:

  • Wash fruits, dry with napkins. Cut the caps off (they need to be kept). Cut the core out of the apples, leaving the bottom untouched.
  • Peel the apples.
  • Mix sugar and cinnamon, roll the fruit well in this mixture.
  • Place several raisins in the middle of each apple, then caramel. If there is space, you can put some more dried fruit.
  • Roll out the dough, cut it into strips.
  • Beat the egg with water.
  • Wrap the apples in strips of dough, holding them together with an egg mixture.
  • Cover the apples with a “hat”.
  • Cut the leaves from the remaining dough (it is more convenient to do this using special molds).
  • Attach the “leaflets” to the “head”.
  • Grease the dough with an egg. Wrap each apple in foil.
  • Fold the apples into a mold and place in an oven preheated to 180 degrees. For 15 minutes, bake the apples in foil, then unroll and continue to bake until the dough is browned.

Externally, the dessert looks like apples from dough, that is, beautiful and unusual. But even more unusual and pleasant is the caramel flavor of apples baked according to this recipe.

Video: Fabulous apples in puff pastry

Amazingly tasty recipe:

Apples in puff pastry, baked in the oven, are prepared quickly and easily, but it is difficult to find a dessert that is more attractive in appearance and taste. In addition, changing the fillings, you completely change the taste and delicacy itself.

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