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Chai Apple Turnover

Chef Jes Thomas shares a delicious way to make an apple turnover.

Chai Apple Turnovers 
Prepared by Jes Thomas

Jes writes:

Apple turnovers feel fancy, but they are easy to make. With fall in full swing, the flavors of spiced chai shine through in this chai apple turnover recipe.


1 Sheet of Puff Pastry
1/4 cup unsalted butter
4 & 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Chai Concentrate (The Chai Box)
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 Tsp ground cardamom
1/4 tsp ground ginger
dash nutmeg
dash cinnamon
2 C small diced peeled and cored apples.
1 beaten egg
Sugar for sprinkling


Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, spices and stir constantly until the texture is similar to thick caramel.

Reserve 1 T for the icing.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Add 2 Cups of prepared apples to the sugar mixture in the pot. Stir until apples are covered in mixture.

Roll out the puff pastry and cut into 6 squares

Place apples on one corner of each piece. Distribute evenly among all the pieces of dough.

Fold one corner over to form a triangle. Use a fork to press the edges together.

Brush with egg and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake for 18-20 minutes, checking for a golden brown color.

Take out of the oven and let cook for 5 minutes.

Drizzle with Chai icing. (See recipe Below)

Chai Icing

1 T reserved sugar mixture

2 T Chai concentrate

1 T heavy Cream

1 Cup powdered sugar


Pour 2 T of chai concentrate into the reserved sugar mixture, add heavy cream. Stir to make it as smooth as possible.

Add 1 C powdered sugar. Stir til smooth.

Makes 6 servings.

The Chai Box sells Chai Concentrate and and tea blends that are sustainably sourced and made with fresh spices. You can order online at www.thechaibox.com Made in Atlanta, Georgia.