Rose cupcakes

These cupcakes are beautiful, delicious, and easy to bake. An impressive addition to any meal or tea time!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 35 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 193 / Protein 2g / Carbohydr. 20g / Fat 12g

Ingredients (6 servings)

0.5lemon (juice)
1cinnamon stick
360 mlwater
2 sheetspuff pastry
3 tbspapricot jam
butter for greasing


oven, muffin tin, citrus press, large bowl, small saucepan, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Vanilla chai tea
Baked apple takes wonderfully to the spiced vanilla notes of this tea.

Step 1

Rose cupcakes

Quarter apples, remove core, and then cut crosswise into thin strips.

cutting board, knife

2 apples

Step 2

Rose cupcakes

Add apple slices and lemon juice to a large bowl. Stir well to combine. Then, add apple, lemon juice, and cinnamon stick to a small saucepan with some of the water, bring to a simmer, and cook for approx. 2 – 3 min. Remove from heat, drain, and set aside.

citrus press, large bowl, small saucepan

0.5 lemon / 1 cinnamon stick / 300 ml water

Step 3

Rose cupcakes

Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F. Roll out puff pastry and cut lengthwise into strips approx. the width of 4 fingers.

oven, cutting board, knife

2 puff pastry sheets

Step 4

Rose cupcakes

In a small saucepan, bring apricot jam and rest of the water to a simmer over medium heat for approx. 3 – 5 min. Stir well to combine. Remove from heat and set aside.

small saucepan

3 tbsp apricot jam / 60 ml water

Step 5

Rose cupcakes

Spread apricot jam evenly over puff pastry strips. Then, form a row of apple slices, half-moon side facing up, on top of jam. Fold bottom half of puff pastry up so that apple slices are tucked inside. Carefully roll from side to side to form a rose. Transfer to a lightly greased muffin tin and bake in a preheated oven at 190°C/375°F for approx. 30 – 35 min. Enjoy!

muffin tin

butter for greasing