Apple Turnover/ Pies!!! Valentines day treats ...


Sharing this easy made dessert recipe for all the non chocolate lovers like my Hubby..
               Its not a must that all the Vday treats have to be heart shaped or Red in color or only made out of chocolate...anything made with love ultimately tastes good !!!
I know, no one would like to spend all the day whipping up some tasty dish for u r loved ones instead of sharing some quality time with them...
These Apple turnovers or pies are made in a jiffy without taking any time & are very tasty loaded with the goodness of apples n cinnamon...

Ingredients :
  • 3 to 4 apples peeled, cored and cubed
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Zest of a lemon
  • 2 tbsp unsalted /salted butter
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour/Maida
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt ( if using salted butter quit the salt )
  • 2 sheets of Puff pastry thawed (i used store bought )
  • 1 egg beaten for brushing the tops / 2 tbsp milk 
  • 2 tbsp extra brown sugar or as required for sprinkling ..
Method :
  1. Firstly thaw the puff pastry at room temperature for few hours until soft or in the refrigerator for over night..
  2. Next...in a pan add the butter once melted add the peeled, cored n diced apples..
  3. Cook them for a min..
  4. Next add the salt ( if  using unsalted butter), cinnamon and brown sugar..
  5. Keep stirring n allow the sugar to melt ..
  6. Continue cooking until apples turn soft a bit..
  7. Next stir in the flour n mix thouroughly ..so that lumps are not formed...
  8. Cook this mixture on low heat for a min or two..
  9. Now turn off the flame n let the mixture cool down..
Assembling:
  1. Unwrap the puff pastry sheets and unroll them on a floured surface or parchment..
  2. Cut these into equal squares..around four squares of each sheet..
  3. Now place a spoonful of apple mix in the centre so that we can fold these into triangles...
  4. Now brush the edges with milk or eggwash ..
  5. Now close these into triangles n seal the edges by pressing with a fork..
  6. Make a slit in the centre of each pie with a knife..and brush the tops with egg or milk..
  7. Sprinkle the tops with brown sugar..
  8. Now place the pies on a baking tray lined with parchment..do not crowd ..leave atleast two inches gap between each of them as they spread n rise while baking..
  9. Place the tray in an preheated oven at 400°F or 180°c and bake for 18 to 20 mins or until golden ...
  10. Once baked remove n cool a bit  at room temperature..
The tasty tasty Apple turnovers/pies are ready to be served to u r loved ones..
Make your Vday special with these irresistables..
Tastes great when served warm n much more better with a scoop of icecream or with a gentle drizzle of caramel ...










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