Apple Strudel

For an authentic strudel, use phyllo instead of puff pastry . Brush each sheet with melted butter and use two or three sheets thickness.

Ingredients

  • 1 (212 g/7 oz) packet frozen puff pastry , defrosted
  • Icing sugar to sprinkle

Filling:

  • 50 g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 50 g chopped walnuts
  • 100 g mixed dried fruit
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 450 g cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • grated rind of 1 orange
  • 50 g butter, melted

Cooking Process

  1. Roll out the pastry very thinly on a lightly floured board to make an oblong shape.
  2. Mix the breadcrumbs, walnuts, dried fruit, sugar , over one end of the pastry to within 1 cm/ 1/2 inch of the edges.
  3. Brush the edges with the melted butter and roll up like a swiss roll.
  4. Place on a baking tray and brush with the remainder of the butter.
  5. Bake in a moderately hot oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden.
  6. Dust with icing sugar, slice and serve hot with custard.

Apple Strudel

Bon Apetite!

Apple Strudel