Baked apples in pastry

    35 min

    This is a very old baked apple dumpling recipe but it is so easy. Serve hot or cold with custard or ice cream.

    60 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 225g (8oz) ready-made shortcrust pastry
    • 4 small cooking apples, peeled and cored but not sliced
    • 25g (1 oz) sultanas
    • 25g (1 oz) light soft brown sugar
    • 25g (1 oz) butter
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees C /Gas mark 7.
    2. Roll out the pastry on a floured surface and cut four circles round a saucer.
    3. Place one apple in the centre of each piece of pastry.
    4. Mix together the sultanas, sugar, butter and cinnamon and place equal amonuts in the centre of each apple.
    5. Enclose the apples completely in pastry and invert onto a baking sheet.
    6. Brush the top of the pastry with egg or milk and bake for twenty-five minutes. Sprinkle with caster sugar as they come out of the oven.

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    Just made this, with Gravenstein apples--really good and extremely easy. Next time will add chopped walnuts  -  26 Oct 2010


    I enjoyed this recipe, it would have also been great without the pastry.  -  12 Jan 2009


    This is an excellent recipe! Perfect for Halloween dinner parties!  -  17 Oct 2011