Super Easy, Super Tasty Cooking Experience
Apple turnovers are super easy to make and are really delicious!
They're also great for expanding vocabulary. Yes, this is a truly scrumptious English lesson!
Ingredients Required for Apple Turnovers
- Sheets of puff pastry
- Stewed apples
- Egg White
- Castor sugar
To Stew Apples
- Peel, core and cut up 6 large Granny Smith Apples. These apples have a tart taste and work perfectly for stewed apples.
- Place in a pot and add a little water. The water will help to steam the apples, softening and reducing them. Juice will also be released from the apples so that a large amount of water is not needed.
- Add cinnamon to taste.
- Gentle simmer until the apples soften and mash down.
- Add sugar to taste.
To Make Apple Turnovers with Children:
Using Apple Turnovers to Expand Language Skills
Once the apple turnovers were cooked, we talked about how the cooking process changed them. We tried to cover:
- Texture (eg., soft and mushy to crunchy and hard)
- Taste and
We also made a list of as many words as we could think of to describe the cooked apple turnovers (e.g., crunchy, tasty, soft, warm, sweet, sugary, delicious, yummy, etc.)
However, the best part of this activity was definitely eating the apple turnovers. Put simply, they were delicious!
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