Apple And Marzipan Presents Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • 4 sm Cox''s apples, peeled and cored
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
  • 125 gm Golden brown marzipan, (4oz)
  • 1 x 375 gram pac fresh sweet shortcrust pastry Beaten egg or possibly lowfat milk to glaze
  • 1 Tbsp. Caster sugar


  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 180 C, 350 F, Gas Mark 4.
  2. 2. Trim the apples into squares and brush with lemon juice.
  3. 3. Fill the apple cavities with marzipan, and press remaining marzipan on top of the apples to create a flat, square surface.
  4. 4. Divide the pastry into 4 and roll out each portion into a square large sufficient to wrap around the apple.
  5. 5. Place an apple, marzipan side down in the centre of a pastry square and bring up the sides to enclose the apple, sealing the edges. Place seam down on a lightly greased baking tray and repeat process with remaining apples.
  6. 6. Use pastry trimmings to create ribbons to decorate the ''presents''.
  7. 7. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle over the sugar. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 min till golden brown.
  8. Alternative ingredients- -Any small apple or possibly pear may be used instead of coxs. -White marzipan is a suitable alternative to golden brown. -Try cutting shapes from any remaining pastry to decorate the ''parcels'' for example flowers or possibly holly leaves for Christmas.
  9. NOTES : These individual apple and almond pies are deliciously light.
  10. Delicious served warm or possibly cool with ice cream, custard or possibly creme fraiche.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 3g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 1  
Calories from Fat 0 0%
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 5mg 0%
Total Carbs 0.33g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.09g 0%
Protein 0.01g 0%
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