Apfelstrudel @ Apple Strudel

Gosh, its time to have something sweet ! I'm almost stressed out for past few weeks and I am desperate for something sweet to gain back my energy & also the BIG smile on my face. What an excuse ! Oh well, we ladies always have such terrific excuses to pamper ourselves. haha..... Me & my kids are big fan of this delicious apple strudel.or apfelstrudel in German. Apple strudel is the national dish of Austria and it's a very popular pastry in many countries in Europe as well. Nowadays, it's too became such an addictive desserts at most Malaysian's home. And I am honoured bringing it to my home as well. Remember the last one I made was with apples & nectarine fillings but with Chinese pastry. And this round I'm going to use western pastry for the crust.

And here's what I did.
Ingredients for apple fillings :
8 large green apples, diced
3/4 cup  raisins
1 lemon juice & rinds
1 lime juice & rinds
1 cup  brown sugar
1 tspn  cinnamon powder
1 tspn  nutmeg powder
2 TB  all purpose flour (optional)
8 slices large soda cracker, finely crushed
(combine everything and mixed well, set aside)

Ingredients for pastry crust :
1 recipe of pastry crust from here.
Preferably kept refrigerated overnight.
* 1 egg, beaten for glazing, or my other pastry crust from here


Method :
(1) roll pastry dough into really thin pastry sheet around 13x30", divide into 3 portions.
(2) spread in apple fillings to pastry sheets, roll each up & wrapped nicely.
(3) place filled up pastry to a slightly greased baking tray then brushed on egg glazing.
(4) finally, bake at preheated oven 190'C for about 40-45 minutes.
(5) leave cool then sprinkle on icing sugar & serve.

Ooooo....here comes the nicely baked apple strudel ! Look awesome. Isn't it ?

Hooray ! I'm really glad the pastry works well at last. The layering turns up so beautifully. Such a great satisfaction. Hope you guys have a fabulous week ahead.
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I'm sending this to Foodie Friday.

Comments

  1. Dear Kristy! I must tell you this is my favorite sweet treat! I love apples and the apple strudel is so soft and light that I prefer it to any other, the taste of ground cinnamon is so delicious! Great recipe!

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  2. One of my favorite way to use apple for dessert.

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  3. Hi Kristy , what a great way to get your sugar fix , What a gorgeous strudel , pass me a hunk :)

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  4. Oh Kristy, your strudel looks so good :) I like it a lot but never tried making it at home :)

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  5. I love this! wow, I muz say you are very good in doing puff pastry =)

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  6. Kristy..these apple strudels are my favourite too..we used to buy these strudels from Australia bcos they were so fresh with the apples n custard. but it has been a long time since my last strudel..
    Thanks for showing your lovel strudel, looks great!!

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  7. Can I have a slice of that. looks so delicious. this is one of the recipes I keep meaning to try.

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  8. I would love a small slice too! It looks divine, Kristy.
    Hope you have a relaxing weekend!
    Angie

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  9. Hi Kristy, I love the look of your apple strudel, just like those store bought version! must be delicious!

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  10. Wow, I'd like to sink my teeth into one slice of this.

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  11. I've never made apple strudel and I think I need too. Pinning thanks for sharing this with us on foodie friday.

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  12. I definitely love this and ate it many times when we lived in Germany. This is a must try, it has to be delicious!

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  13. Hi Kristy,
    I was thinking of making apple strudel just a few days ago. I am going to try with filo pastry.

    Yours looks awesome with your homemade pastry. Must be so delicious!!

    Have a nice week ahead!

    mui

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