Apple Strudel

Preparation time

15 Minutes

Cooking time

30 Minutes

Serves

4

Dive into pastry paradise with this delectable Viennese apple strudel. A fine dining recipe you will definitely want to try!

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If you like apples and puff pastry, this is the right kind of pastry for you. And it’s easy to make too!

Cooking Tips

1. You may replace the apples with peaches or pears.

Ingredients

1
Puffed Pastry
, whole sheet, cut into thirds
1
cup
Brown Sugar
9
teaspoons
Butter
3-4
Whole Apples
, cored, halved, and sliced but not peeled
4
tablespoons
Cinnamon Powder
1
Egg
, yolk and white separated

Directions

Preheat oven to 220°c.
Divide puffed pastry into 3 long rectangles and put them onto a baking pan that’s been lined with greaseproof paper.
Score the sides of each piece with a knife leaving a 1 cm border.
Put into the oven 8-10 minutes until they are puffed and just starting to brown.
While waiting, core and sliced the apples into very thin slices.
Separate the egg yolk and the white into 2 different dishes.
When the pastry base is slightly cooled, brush the base egg white and arrange the apples in a neat row over each sheet.
Sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon over the apples generously.
Dice the butter and use 3 tsp each for each piece.
Beat the egg yolk slightly and brush on the outside rim/border of the pastry shell.
Place back into the oven for another 10-25 mins until golden brown.
Use a Sieve to dust icing sugar over strudel. Best served with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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