Beautiful Apple Roses

Updated on September 16, 2016

Best in show - the prettiest apples ever!

I love a delicious, baked treat as much as the next sugar fiend but there is something to be said for a dish that's as pretty on the outside as it is delicious. If you're someone who enjoys the "ooohs and aaahhhs" of those you cook for, then this is just the recipe to try.

These baked apples are easy, yummy and gorgeous. They don't take a whole lot of time but it looks like they took hours to create. With the holiday season just around the corner, these will be a beautiful addition to your seasonal menu. Bon apetit and happy baking!

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: Serves six people

Ingredients

  • 4 whole, medium apples, gala or red delicious work well
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup flour

Rachel Ray Muffin Pan - Amazon!

Rachael Ray Yum-o! Nonstick Bakeware 12-Cup Oven Lovin' Muffin and Cupcake Pan, Gray with Orange Handles
Rachael Ray Yum-o! Nonstick Bakeware 12-Cup Oven Lovin' Muffin and Cupcake Pan, Gray with Orange Handles

This is my favorite muffin pan to use. It's sturdy and easy to clean, two of my favorite things when it comes to anything I use in the kitchen!

 

Instructions

  1. With a pairing knife, core apples and slice them very thin, the thinner the better.
  2. Add two cups of water and one tablespoon of lemon juice to a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Add the apples and cook until they are tender. Be careful not too overcook them. They should be bendable but not mushy.
  3. Once apples are lightly cooked, set aside on on paper towels to dry.
  4. Mix the cinnamon and sugar together and sprinkle 1/4 of the mixture over the apples.
  5. On a clean surface, sprinkle the flour and unfold the puff pastry. Scramble the egg in a small bowl and baste the egg wash onto the pastry. Once you've lightly coated the pastry, sprinkle 1 table spoon of the sugar mixture over the pastry.
  6. Cut the pastry into 1.5-inch sections (on the long side). Now here's the fun/tricky part, it's time to build your roses! Lay the apples so that the red side is sticking up out of the pastry and layer the apple slices along the strip, you can fit anywhere from 7 to 10 slices on one strip. Fold the remaining part of the pastry over the apples so that it creates a pocket.
  7. Starting at one end, roll the apple-filled pastry all the way up and viola! You have apple roses!!! Now, this can be tricky at first so if you mess up, you can easily start over until you get the hang of it. You can also prep these ahead of time and bake them up when you're ready.
  8. Place your beautiful new roses into a standard muffin pan, sprinkle them with sugar and set in the fridge to chill for at least 15 minutes. Use this time to heat your oven to 350 degrees.
  9. When you're ready, bake the roses for 20 - 25 minutes. Make sure to check on them to ensure that they don't get too brown or crispy. And ENJOY!!!!

Bon Apetit!

I hope your apple roses are a hit and that you enjoy them as much as I do! I've included two products for this product that i personally love to use for this recipe. Happy cooking and stay tuned for more recipes on the Brady Blog!

Questions & Answers

    Comments

      0 of 8192 characters used
      Post Comment

      No comments yet.

      working

      This website uses cookies

      As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, delishably.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

      For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://delishably.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

      Show Details
      Necessary
      HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
      LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
      Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
      AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
      Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
      CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
      Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
      Features
      Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
      Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
      Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
      Marketing
      Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
      Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
      Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
      Statistics
      Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
      ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)