Recipes

Holmestead Cookin': Apple Blossoms

Ingredients

  1. 1 Bag Apples
  2. 1 cup Apricot Preservatives
  3. 1/3 cup Lemon Juice
  4. 2 sheets puff pastry
  5. Cinnamon
  6. Icing sugar

Steps

  1. Core and halve apples

  2. Thinly slice apples the width of a toonie

  3. Put slices in water plus 1/3 cup of lemon juice.

  4. Microwave in water/lemon juice mixture for 3 minutes, stir, and put back in the microwave for an additional 3 minutes (depending on microwave and amount of apples), until they are malleable.

  5. Add 3 tbsp apricot preservatives to 2 tbsp of water, and mix.

  6. 1 sheet of puff pastry rolled out.

  7. Slice them into 5 centimeter rectangles (this will vary depending on the size of your apples.

  8. Add a dollup of the preservatives mix to the puff pastry.

  9. Lay apples (2/3 overlap) covering 1/2 of the puff pastry.

  10. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

  11. Fold bottom half of puffed pastry over the exposed half of the apples

  12. Roll them to make look like a rose and put in lightly buttered muffin tin

  13. Bake at 375 for 35 to 45 minutes

  14. (Optional) If you want a little more sweetness, dust the tops with a mixture of 2 parts sugsr, 1 part cinnamon.

  15. Dust with icing sugar when ready to serve

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