Old-Fashioned Apple Turnover Recipe with Puff Pastry

➡️ Searching for easy old-fashioned apple turnover recipes in 2022? On this webpage, you’ll find out how to make jam and apple turnovers or apple strudel in 13 steps at home. Apple strudel is probably the most famous Austrian cake, but the gastronomy of this country has many other tasty cakes with this fragrant and juicy fruit.

➡️ I’m a big fan of old-fashioned recipes, but sometimes I don’t have time to prepare classic recipes, especially those that call for homemade dough. Therefore, I often adapt such cake recipes for commercial doughs and a good example is the apple turnover recipe I share on this page. My easy puff pastry strudel recipe enables you to prepare old-fashioned apple turnovers filled with apricot jam and fresh apples.

➡️ Baking my apple cake is child’s play even for those with no experience in making homemade cakes since they don’t have to make the dough but just unpack it and use it as described. Watch the cake-baking video below and learn how to make apple puff pastry turnovers from scratch using a yummy and easy apple turnover recipe with apricot jam!

The Magic Story of Baking Puff Pastry Apple Turnovers at Home

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What ingredients do you need to make jam and apple turnovers?

Sliced Fresh Apples

1) 250 g/9 oz of sweet apples
2) fresh juice from half a lemon
3) 1/4 tsp of cinnamon powder
4) 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder (optional)
5) 2 tbsp of honey
6) 800 g/28 oz of puff pastry from the store (2 sheets x 400 g/14 oz)
7) 1 egg, separated into yolk and white
8) 50 g/2 oz of apricot jam
9) powdered sugar for garnishing (recommended)

How to make jam and apple turnovers from scratch?

Old-Fashioned Apple Turnover Recipe with Puff Pastry

1) peel apples off, remove stub from them, then cut it into small cubes
2) put cubed apples into a bowl, then add lemon juice, spices, and honey
3) mix ingredients well and wait about 5 minutes for the aromas to enter the apple
4) meanwhile, cut out circular shapes of dough with a diameter of about 10-12 cm/4-5 inches
5) notch each piece of dough like in the video
6) on each piece of dough, brush an egg white stripe on the edge with about 1-2 cm/0.4-0.8 inches of wideness
7) put a teaspoon of apricot jam on each piece of dough on the side without notches
8) put 2 teaspoons of apple cubes over the jam, then bend the notched part of the dough over the filling
9) press dough on the edge with a fork to join the sheets and do not leak the filling during baking
10) put the filled dough pieces on a tray coated with baking paper
11) brush pastry turnovers on top with egg yolk, then place the tray in the preheated oven at 180 C/360 F and bake this delicious apple strudel until golden (20-30 minutes or according to your oven)
12) take the tray out from the oven and wait for the cake to cool to room temperature
13) sprinkle some powdered sugar over jam and apple puff pastry turnovers before serving (recommended)

What is strudel?

➡️ A strudel is a type of layered pastry that’s usually filled with something sweet, but you can also find savory versions of them. It is particularly popular in Austrian and Central European cuisine. In Italy, it has been given the status of a traditional product of South Tyrol. Strudel is typically made with a thin layer of dough that is wrapped around a filling and then baked.

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What is puff pastry?

➡️ Puff pastry is a type of traditional pastry that is made by layering dough and butter or other solid fat. The dough is rolled out and folded several times to create layers, and then the pastry is baked.

PRO Tips For The Apple Turnover Recipe with Puff Pastry

➡️ Everyone loves apple cake and, therefore, this kind of dessert is among the most popular homemade cake recipes in many parts of the world. There are probably thousands of apple cake recipes, prepared in different ways, and featuring a wide variety of ingredients. In the last years, cake recipes featuring frozen puff pastry dough from the store became more popular because they are very easy to prepare, do not require much time, and are also very cheap.

➡️ Many puff pastry cake recipes are made with jam. This is not surprising because the pastry cake with sweetness is absolutely delicious! On this page, I share a puff pastry cake recipe that contains two of my favorite ingredients, namely apricot jam and apple. It’s somehow similar to the old-fashioned apple strudel, but it’s even easier to make! And this apple turnover recipe tastes better, I assure you!

➡️ There aren’t many tips to share regarding this old-fashioned apple turnover recipe filled with jam and fresh apples. It’s very easy to make, you don’t need sophisticated ingredients (cardamom is not mandatory to use but, if you have this spice, I advise you to use it because it fits very well with the apple!) and the baking time is very short – only about 20-25 minutes!

➡️ The dessert prepared using this jam and apple turnovers recipe is very tasty and will please the whole family! Plus, it will cost you very little! Of course, if you like another type of sweetness to make this jam and apple turnover recipe, you can use any other fruit jam you want!

➡️ By the way, another very tasty version of the jam and apple turnovers recipe is with quince marmalade – I’m 100% sure that you’ll appreciate this variety too! If you don’t have either apricot jam or quince marmalade, use some blueberry sweetness – this cake will be at least as irresistible as the apple turnover recipe with apricot jam!

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