Dutch Apple Beignets with Puff Pastry
Dutch Apple Beignets with puff pastry are apple slices filled with almond paste in puff pastry that’s deep fried. A delicious Dutch treat.
Servings Prep Time
3apple beignets 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
3apple beignets 20minutes
Cook Time
Apple Beignets
  • 6pieces puff pastry (approx 4 inch x 4 inch / 10 cm x 10 cm) or big enough to fit your apple slice
  • 1 applesour or sweet and sour apple
  • 1tablespoon almond paste15 gram
  • 1/8teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1teaspoon butter5 gram
  • 3tablespoons cinnamon sugar3 tablespoons sugar mixed with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Combine almond paste, cinnamon and some butter till all is incorporated into a smooth paste.
  2. Peel the apple, take out the core and slice into thick slices of 0.6 inch – 0.8 inch (1.5 cm- 2 cm thick).
  3. Put a piece of puff pastry big enough to fit your apple slice on your work surface and brush with some water. Put one slice of apple on your puff pastry and fill it with your almond paste mixture. Cover the apple slice with another piece of puff pastry and make sure to tightly seal the edges around the apple slice. Use a (scalloped) cutter to cut out the puff pastry covered apple slice, make sure there’s some puff pastry left around the edges that’s sealed to ensure no oil can get into the pastry.
  4. Bake them in a sunflower oil at 375°F/190°C. for 7-8 minutes till golden brown. When the pastry starts to puff at the top you can flip the dutch apple beignets over.
  5. Leave to cool slightly before rolling them in cinnamon sugar.
  6. Server while still warm.
Recipe Notes
  • Use sour or sweet and sour apples.
  • You can also coat the apples in cinnamon and sugar for extra sweetness.
  • If you’re making a big batch of apple beignets put the cut out apple beignets into the fridge till you’re ready to fry them
  • You can reheat apple beignets in the oven. Preheat the oven to 350°F / 175°C and put them in the oven for 5-8 minutes.