These apple swirls are made with a low fat German pastry called Quark-Ölteig. They taste best if eaten within a few hours.
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For the filling
500g tart apples, peeled, cored and diced
75ml apple juice
cinnamon and sugar
For the pastry
150g low fat quark
6 to 8 tablespoons oil
75g caster sugar
300g plain flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
Method Prep:25min › Cook:25min › Ready in:50min
In a small saucepan cook apple pieces in apple juice for 5 minutes over low heat. Take off the heat and let cool.
Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 4. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
Combine all ingredients for the pastry in a bowl and mix until a smooth and elastic. On a floured worktop roll out into an oblong shape. Spread with apple mixture and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon to taste. Roll pastry into a log and cut into thick slices with a sharp knife.
Place the pastry pieces flat on the prepared baking tray. Bake until golden brown, about 25 minutes.