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Apple Strudel Recipe

Apple Strudel Recipe

Apple Strudel Recipe

Ingredients :

FOR THE DOUGH

  • 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup (150 ml) water
  • 4 tbsp. (20 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch salt

FOR THE FILLING

  • 13/4 lbs. (800 g) apples
  • 31/2 oz. (100 g) raisins
  • 31/2 oz. (100 g) pine nuts, or about
  • 2/3 cup
  • 1/2 stick (57 g) unsalted butter
  • 2-31/2 oz. (57-100 g) breadcrumbs, or 1/2-1 cup
  • cinnamon, as needed

FOR DECORATING

  • 1 large egg
  • confectioners’ sugar, as needed

Method :

  1. Mix the flour with the water, oil and salt on a work surface and knead until the dough is smooth and homogeneous. Form it into a ball, cover with plastic wrap, and let rest for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the filling for the strudel. Peel and slice the apples. Soak the raisins in a bowl of lukewarm water for 15 minutes; then drain the raisins and press to remove excess water.
  3. Melt the butter In a large skillet. Add the apple slices, raisins, pine nuts, and a pinch cinnamon. Stir in enough breadcrumbs to reach your desired filling consistency.
  4. Heat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment. With the back of your hands, stretch the dough into a thin sheet on a lightly floured work surface. Spoon the filling along the long side of the pastry, leaving a 2 inches (few cm) border and roll it up, making sure it is well sealed by pressing down along the edges with your fingers and curling up the two ends.
  5. In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg with a fork. Brush the strudel with the egg. Set it on the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes. A few minutes before it is done, dust with powdered sugar and finish baking. Serve with whipped cream, if you like.

4 Servings
Preparation : 1 hour
Resting : 30 minutes
Cooking : 20 minutes