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The Best Apple Strudel Recipe

Serves 12


  • 4 large apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup seedless raisins
  • 1/4 cup almond slivers
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 4 sheets phyllo dough
  • 2 tbsp bread crumbs


1. Peel, core, and finely chop apples.
2. Mix with sugar, spices, raisins, nuts, and 2 tablespoons melted butter.
3. Unwrap phyllo dough and keep between two dampened tea towels.
4. Place one sheet of dough on a third tea towel.
5. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
6. Place second sheet of phyllo on top of first, brush with butter, and sprinkle with crumbs.
7. Repeat with remaining sheets of phyllo.
8. Spread apple filling along one long side of dough, to within two inches of each edge. Filling should be spread about three inches wide.
9. Fold long side over once to cover filling, then fold in edges.
10. Continue to roll lengthwise, like a jelly roll, using towel to help.
11. Brush each roll with butter, and place, seam side down, on a lightly buttered baking sheet.
12. Bake at 400 F for about 20 to 25 minutes, until golden.
13. Remove from oven and score top into 1 1/2-inch slices with a sharp knife.
14. Cool and cut into slices.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Apple
Cuisine:European / German
Preparation Method:Baking
Dish:Pastry / Dough
Pie / Pie Crust

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