Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnovers
  • 1¾ cups plain flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 100 ml cold water
  • 1 tin of pie apples
  • 2 tblsp castor sugar
  1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
  2. Cut butter into pieces, the size of marbles.
  3. Stir butter into flour lightly with a knife.
  4. Add lemon juice and water, and mix into a dry dough.
  5. Knead lightly on a floured board.
  6. Roll out to a thin strip.
  7. Fold in three, seal ends and turn. Repeat three times.
  8. Roll out pastry thinly and cut into 8 squares or circles.
  9. Place 2 tablespoons apple on each piece of pastry.
  10. Moisten edges of pastry and fold in half.
  11. Press edges together firmly.
  12. Place on a greased tray and prick well.
  13. Brush over with egg and milk, and sprinkle with castor sugar.
  14. Bake in a moderate to hot oven for l5 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.


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