Apple Rose Bites


2 apples (any variety, we have red delicious and Granny Smith)

2 sheets puff pastry, thawed

2 Tablespoons apricot jam (or flavour of your choice)

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1 1/2 cups boiling water


1 Tablespoon flour (for dusting bench)


1)    Preheat oven to 170°C

2)    Add apple slices to boiling water and squeeze over half a lemon

3)    Mix apricot jam with 2 Tablespoons of hot water

4)    Dust bench with flour and roll pastry and cut into 30 to 35cm strips

5)    Glaze pastry strip with jam mix this will make it golden and crispy, sprinkle with cinnamon, overlap apples on the pastry strips and roll into rose and place in non-stick muffin tray

6)    Repeat until you have used all pastry

7)    Bake for 25 minutes (Check halfway through)

8)    Serve with Greek yoghurt or ice cream