For Christmas: apples of gold

What better dessert in a Christmas table than a few roses that look like gold. Apples is one of the most complete fruits which we can include in our daily diet, not in vain the Judeo-Christian tradition has been passed on to us by biting one of them we were ready to lose a real paradise.

It is one of the most cultivated fruit of the world, for example 55 million tons were produced in 2005.

apples of gold

Much of the Apple is water, 85% of its composition, but also brings sugars such as fructose, and vitamin E and a small amount of vitamin C. likewise provides us with fiber (mostly pectin, which helps in the dissolution of cholesterol and is a good weapon against diabetes)) and minerals such as potassium, which makes her diuretic and helps people with high blood pressure.
People with renal failure or kidney stones should moderate their intake.


* 1 sheet of puff pastry (in my case I use usually of Lidl)
* 50 Gr. of sugar Roses (…sabores-y.html)
* 3 cardamom pods
* 1/2 lime
* 1/2 lemon
* 4 tablespoons sugar gloss
* 2 Granny Smith apples, medium
Powdered cinnamon
* Glazed cherries


We precalentamos the oven to 180 ° C.

We stretch the dough on paper for baking, sprinkle with two tablespoons sugar gloss and cut it into strips about three inches.

Separate Peel the apples, cut them in half, removing the heart and cut them into sheets of half a centimeter more or less.

We make a syrup with the juice of half a lemon and sugar roses, open the pods of cardamom and sprinkle the syrup with indoor dust, discarding the shells. We went Apple blades through the syrup, which we will put to fire low, and cook for about two minutes, unless you discard. Remove them and let drain on paper towels, well separated from each other.

When they have drained apples excess syrup, we are putting them on strips of puff pastry and wind these strips onto themselves and at end of roll dangling them with a toothpick or skewer.

Completed once all wrap sprinkle gloss mixed with powdered cinnamon sugar and decorate with medium cherry.

We bake, putting the tray to half height, for 20 minutes, until browned.

We remove from oven, let cool and remove the toothpicks. Roses decorate with lemon and a little more gloss sugar zest and cinnamon, if you like us.