Cinnamon Spiced Caramelized Apple Puff Pastry

Store bought puff pastry
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups apples, diced
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 cup brown sugar 1 cup
½ to 1 cup rum
½ cup currants or raisins
Egg wash (1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water)
Whipping cream or vanilla ice cream
Mint leaves




Preheat oven to 350oF. Spray a cupcake pan with nonstick spray. Roll out puff pastry and cut into equal sized square pieces placing in the individual sections of the cupcake pan. In a sauté pan, melt butter and add apples and rum and either flambé or cook for 3-4 minutes. Add brown sugar, cinnamon and raisins. Stir together for 1-2 minutes and remove from heat. Divide the apple mixture scooping into the puff pastry “cups”. Gather the corners of the puff pastry and pinch together leaving some slits for the steam to escape. Lightly brush top off each puff pastry with egg wash. Place cupcake pan onto of a flat baking sheet and bake in the oven for 20 minutes, or until puff pastries turn golden brown. Remove and cool before scooping out of the cupcake pan. Serve with a side of whipped cream or ice cream and garnish with mint leaves.