These fancy-looking apple roses are the perfect dessert to impress your family and friends. They are way easier to make than they look: You’ll only need puff pastry, cinnamon, sugar, and an apple. Bake them in a muffin pan, so that they keep their shape. Find this recipe in Bianca Haun & Sascha Naderer’s The Veginner’s Cookbook through Skyhorse Publishing!

Fancy Apple Roses [Vegan]






Cooking Time



  • 1 sweet apple like a Pink Lady
  • 1 (9-inch by 16-inch) package vegan puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Slice the apple with a mandoline slicer into very thin slices.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry and sprinkle the white sugar and cinnamon evenly on the pastry dough.
  4. Cut the dough horizontally into 6 equal strips.
  5. Place the apple slices on the pastry dough strips so that they overlap one another. The skin side of the apples should stick a little out of the strip. Carefully roll the strips in.
  6. Smooth down the bottom and press it together a bit.
  7. Place the apple roses in a lightly oiled muffin pan and put the pan in the oven on the lowest rack for about 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Let them cool off completely before carefully twisting them out of the pan.
  9. Dust the apple roses with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 243 | Carbs: 24g | Fat: 15g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 214mg | Sugar: 3g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.