Caramel-Apple Turnovers with Sweet Ricotta Filling

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The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About

My love of the art of pastry was sealed during my time at FCI. Having my own “sweet” shop has truly been the icing on the cake. This recipe combines some all-American flavors with many techniques that I first experienced at the school. For this recipe, you can use purchased frozen puff pastry with great results.


  • 106 grams ( ounces) fresh ricotta cheese
  • 2 large egg yolks


Prepare your mise en place.

To prepare the ricotta filling, place the ricotta in a cheesecloth-lined sieve placed over a small bowl and refrigerate for 12 hours or until most of the moisture has drained off.

Combine the drained ricotta with 1 of the egg yolks, 28 grams (