Apple turnover (chausson aux pommes)
Walk in any authentic French bakery and you will find the chausson aux pommes right next to the croissants. With this easy recipe, you can enjoy this little piece of France in your home or your lunch box.
To make 4-5 little turnovers:
Vanilla (1/1 teaspoon)
Sugar (1 tablespoon)
Four (2 tablespoons)
1 small pan, 1 large glass, 1 knife (a rolling knife works great)* , 1 fork, 1 spon, 1 baking sheet, 1 spoon, 1 brush.
|1||Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.||Grease the baking sheet.|
|2||Wash and cut 2 apples, removing the core.||Wash the apples.|
|3||Place the apple pieces in a pan over medium heat.|
|4||Add the vanilla, sugar, and 2 tablespoons of water.||Add the vanilla, sugar and water.|
|5||Cover for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary to avoid sticking to the pan.||Stir.|
|6||Meanwhile, sprinkle flour on a flat surface before layig the puff pastry sheet.||Sprink flour on a flat surface.|
|7||Use the glass and knike to trace 4-5 round shapes.||Trace 4-5 round shapes with the glass.|
|8||When the apples have finished cooking (12 minutes), use a fork to mask them gently.||Mash the apples.|
|9||Crack the egg in a small bowl and use the brush to trace around each puff pastry disk with the egg wash.||Use the brush to trace around each puff pastry disk with the egg wash.|
|10||Scoop the apple mash in the center of each puff pastry disk.||Scoop the apple mash in the center of each puff pastry disk.|
|11||Fold the disks in half, making sure to seal the edges.|
|12||Brush egg wash on the entire surface.||Brush egg wash on the entire surface.|
|13||Use the fork to make markings on the surface.||Use the fork to make markings on the surface.|
|14||Bake for 15 minutes.|
|15||Turn the pastries over and put them for another 10 minutes, reducig the heat to 350F.|
|16||Remove from the oven and let cool. Enjoy!|
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