A modern twist on an old classic, perfect to enjoy and share with friends on a cold day.
15 toffee or caramel lollies
2-3 sheets of flaky pastry
1 egg (beaten for egg wash)
1.3 kg apples (peeled, cored and cut into chunks)
2 tbsp caster sugar
3 tbsp brown sugar
1½ tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
Cover apples in lemon juice, add the sugars and spices in a large sauce pan with a splash of water. Cook until soft and most of the liquid is evaporated. Leave to cool.
Line pan dish with pastry, then fill with apple filling mix. Distribute and press the lollies into the apple filling at regular intervals. Cover with remaining pastry sheet, crimp the edges with a fork to create a seal. Chill for 15 minutes then cover in egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.
Cook in a pre-heated oven 200oc for 30-45 minutes until golden.