Baker's apple soles

Baker's apple soles
You may already be familiar with apple semelles, but here's a gourmet baker's version where the puff pastry is replaced by puff pastry (croissant dough), which is baked upside down.
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Last modified on: April 28th 2024

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Baker's apple soles
Spread 300 g Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants) to a thickness of 2 or 3 mm (use spacers if you can), in a 10 cm (4") high strip.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Cut 6 cm (2.5") rectangles from the strip and set aside in the fridge.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Baker's apple soles
Peel 4 apples, cut in 2, remove the core, then slice each half.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Pour the apple slices into a bowl and sprinkle with the melted 30 g butter and 30 g brown sugar.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Mix well.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Preheat your oven to 200°C (390°F).

Place a sheet of baking paper on a baking sheet, then arrange slices of sweet and sour apples, less than the length of a pastry rectangle.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Cover with a rectangle of pastry, pressing down on the edges to enclose the apples.

Stage 8 - 15 min.
Baker's apple soles
Do this for all your pastry rectangles, using a second baking sheet if necessary.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Brush each rectangle of dough with a coat of glaze.

Stage 10 - 20 min.
Baker's apple soles
Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, watching for browning.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Baker's apple soles
Once out of the oven, using oven gloves or oven mitts, place a second baking sheet on top of the first and turn over to place the apples back on top.

Stage 12 - 1 min.
Baker's apple soles
Remove the baking paper.

Stage 13 - 5 min.
Baker's apple soles
Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Enjoy warm (yum!) or cold.
You can return the baking sheet to the oven for 5 minutes after removing the baking paper in step 12, to give the apples a more pronounced color.

Feel free to use this recipe with other fruits, depending on the season: pears, apricots, etc.
If possible, enjoy during the day to take full advantage of the crispness.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,005 Kcal or 8,395 Kj26 gr246 gr102 gr
100 %10 %23 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
182 Kcal or 762 Kj2 gr22 gr9 gr
9 %1 %2 %1 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
334 Kcal or 1,398 Kj4 gr41 gr17 gr
17 %2 %4 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Gluten, Sourdough
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 pieces : 2.38 €
  • Per piece : 0.40 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants)Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Raisin breads (pains aux raisins), Pistachio and goji pinwheels, French croissants, Mirlitons of Guipavas, Croissant dough apples, ... All
Brown sugarBrown sugar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tarte à l'coloche, Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies, Plum and hazelnut crumble, Smart plum tart, Crisp apricot and pistachio tart, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cigarettes Russes (Piroulines), Mushrooms on toast, French style, Rum babas, Fish fillet in express cooking envelope, Potatoes with prawns, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: "Psychedelic" sandwich bread, Croissant dough apples, Vol-au-vent cases, Chicken pie, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, ... All
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