How beautiful are these edible apple roses ! They are a simple yet elegant way to serve a unique dessert. You Just need slice the apples and wrapped them with puff pastry sheet, and roll it to a rose , then bake it …If you need a pretty idea for your next brunch or dessert table, these apple roses are sure to impress!
1 frozen puff pastry sheet, thawed
2 red organic apples (I used red delicious)
half lemon, juice
1 tablespoon of flour, to sprinkle the counter
3 tablespoons of apricot preserve
powder sugar for decorating (optional)
Here is another version of homemade apple roses, enjoy !
Ingredients (for about 11 roses):
1 puff pastry sheet (about 250gr – 1/2lbs, can be more)
3 apples (which ever you like, i used ‘Golden Delicious’ )
5 Tbsp granulated white sugar (or brown sugar, or a mix of both)
1 Tbsp vanilla sugar (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
2 tsp cinnamon
1 lemon (juice and zest)
2 Tbsp of warm apricot jam
–Slice the apples in very thin slices.
–Place the apples into a saucepan, cover it with warm water, add 2 Tbsp sugar and the lemon juice. Bring the water to boil, (not more than 2 minutes) until the apple slices turn soft and flexible.
–Use strainer to drain the apples, place them a clean cloth or paper towel and let the dry and cool off (I let them rest for 15 minutes)
–Mix 3 Tbsp of sugar with the cinnamon,vanilla sugar and the lemon zest. Lay (or enroll) the puff pastry sheet down on a baking sheet , sprinkle it with the sugar-cinnamon mixture and cut with a pastry cutter long and 1,5 cm / 1/2 inch wide stripes.
–Preheat the oven to 390F / 200C,bake it for 25-30 minutes, until they are golden brown. Now brush the still warm roses with hot apricot jam ( just heat it up in the microwave).
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