Apple Strudel

by ardentadmin

Apple Strudel is a popular pastry made out of thin layered unleavened dough with apple filling. It is a common and traditional pastry in Austria, Bavaria, the Czech Republic, and many other countries in Europe. Here is a recipe that you can try out.

   

Ingredients

 

  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 cup flour
  • 2 quart sliced apples
  • 1 cup (or more) sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs, browned in
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Directions

 

  • For dough: warm cream and butter until butter melts.
  • Add: salt, vanilla, egg yolks, sugar, flour.
  • Knead dough and place in bowl which has been set in a pan of hot water so that the dough will remain warm.
  • Prepare filling.
  • For filling, mix: apples, sugar, cinnamon, bread crumbs (lightly browned in butter), nuts, raisins, butter.
  • While dough is warm, stretch it over a floured cloth on the table until paper thin.
  • Trim hard edges.
  • Sprinkle with part of melted butter.
  • Arrange apple slices over dough.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining ingredients.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining butter.
  • Roll as for jelly roll.
  • Arrange in a grease pan (15 x 18 inches).
  • Bake about 1 hour at 350 degrees.
  • While baking brush often with milk.

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