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This very easy to make cinnamon apple turnovers recipe (receita de folhados de maçã com canela) makes a great snack or dessert.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Easy Cinnamon Apple Turnovers Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Easy Cinnamon Apple Turnovers Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Thu, Mar 5, 2020, 11:47
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2 large puff pastry sheets3 apples, peeled and sliced2 tablespoons of sugar1/2 tablespoon of ground cinnamon1 egg yolk with a few drops of milk
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    1. In a pan, cook the apples with the sugar, cinnamon, half a glass of water and cook slowly.
    2. Once cooked, crush the apples with a fork to make a puree.
    3. Roll out the puff pastry sheets, cut a few circles and place a spoonful of puree in the middle.
    4. Brush the pastry around the edges with water and seal the ends.
    5. Mix the yolk with a few milk drops and brush the puff pastry.
    6. Place the turnovers on a tray lined with parchment paper.
    7. Bake at 180°C or 350°F for 15 to 20 min.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: eueacolherdepau.blogspot.com


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