Yield:

3 Strudel

Prep:

20 min.

Bake:

15-20 min.

Einfacher Apfelstrudel

Easy Apple Strudel

Tart apples are the best choice for baking an apple strudel.

Recipe

Simple Apple Strudel

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Cakes, Desserts
Cuisine Bavarian, German
Servings 3 strudels

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ounces puff pastry or fillo/phyllo pastry (thawed)
  • 5 tart apples
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 tbsp. breadcrumbs

For the top:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • 2 tbsp. powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • Place 2 fillo leaves on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Brush with melted butter.
  • Place 2 more leaves on top and brush with butter again.
  • Repeat until 6 leaves have been used.
  • Repeat the whole procedure for a second and third strudel.
  • Peel, core and slice apples in fine cubes.
  • Mix with raisins, vanilla extract and lemon juice.
  • Mix breadcrumbs, sugar, cinnamon and add to apple mixture.
  • Lay 1/2 of the filling onto the dough, leaving a 2-inch border.
  • Shape to a roll.
  • Beat egg and milk lightly and add 1 tbsp. of melted, lukewarm butter.
  • Brush top of the strudel with egg mixture.
  • Bake the strudels at 400 F for 20 to 25 minutes, until browned.
  • Let cool 10 minutes before moving to a serving platter.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Serving Tip:

Serve with vanilla sauce or vanilla ice cream and heavy whipping cream.