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Our delicious Apple Turnovers use our award winning Apple & Elderflower Green Tea and are a great way to use the bounty of windfall apples from the garden.

Pastry

Qty Ingredients
250g Plain Flour
175g Cold butter, Cubed
75g Sugar
2 Egg Yolks, Cold
1 Vanilla Bean, Scraped
6 Mini Tart Tins or 1 Large Tart Tin
* Or use shop bought short crust pastry.
  • Using a stand mixer beat the butter, vanilla bean seeds, and sugar together until it forms a paste.
  • Gradually add the egg yolks beating after each addition. 
  • Add the flour and salt and bring the dough together.
  • Flatten and wrap in cling film before chilling for 30mins. 
  • Once chilled, roll the dough out to the thickness of 50p and line the tart tins.
  • Trim the excess party and prick the bottom with a fork.
  • Chill the tart cases while you make the filling.

FILLING

Qty Ingredients
75ml Hot Water
2 Apple And Elderflower Green Tea Pyramid Bags
75g Brown Sugar
2 Granny Smith Apples, Peeled and Chopped Small
1 tbsp Lemon Juice
Pinch Of Cinnamon
  • Brew the tea in the water for 3 minutes.
  • Squeeze out the liquid and combine with the sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan.
  • Bring to the boil then add 1/2 of the apples.
  • Cook until very soft then blend.

  • Return to the pan and add the remaining apples.
  • Set aside and allow to cool.

Egg Wash

Qty Ingredients
1 Egg
Demerara Sugar
  • Beat the egg for the egg wash and set aside.
  • Roll out the pastry and cut out 20 circles.
  • Brush the 1/2 of the circles with egg wash.
  • Place the wooden lollipop stick in the centre of the egg washed circles and press firmly.
  • Spoon a tsp of the filling on top of the sticks and press another circle of pastry on top.
  • Seal the edge with a fork and place on a baking tray line with greaseproof paper. Repeat.
  • Once the pie pops are done, brush with the remaining egg wash and sprinkle over the demerara sugar and chill for 10mins.
 
  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • Bake the pie pops for 10-15mins or until golden brown.
  • Allow to cool slightly on the tray before serving.

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