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An individual apple and almond pizza, topped with apple slices.

Apple and almond rustic puffs

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Try these gorgeous apple and almond rustic puffs.  Can you taste the little hidden secret of marzipan in these sweet treats?

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:8
  • Skill level:easy

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For the dough

For the topping

  • 150g 5⅜ oz Mascarpone cheese
  • ¼tsp .25tsp Cinnamon
  • 100g 3½ oz Marzipan grated
  • 2 2 Apple(s)

For dusting

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the flour, salt, sugar and yeast into a bowl. Add the olive oil and warm water to make a soft dough. Add a drop more water if needed.

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  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Turn the pizza dough on to a lightly floured surface and knead well for 8-10 mins until smooth and elastic. (Or use a large mixer with dough hook attachment).

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Grease 2 baking sheets. Divide the dough into 8 balls, then press each one into a round and put onto baking sheets.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Mix together the mascarpone and cinnamon and spread a dessert spoonful of the mixture on top of each dough round. Sprinkle over the marzipan.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150g 5⅜ oz Mascarpone cheese
    • ¼tsp .25tsp Cinnamon
    • 100g 3½ oz Marzipan grated
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Slice each apple quarter and arrange the apples on top. Cover with cling film and leave in a warm place to rise for 30 mins.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 2 2 Apple(s)
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Preheat the oven 230ºC (fan 210ºC, gas mark 8). Bake the apple puff for 15 mins until golden and the bases are firm. When cooled slightly, dust with icing sugar.

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