Apple Strudel Recipe from Scratch

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This apple strudel recipe from scratch is easy to make and fun. Apple strudel is a delicious dessert and quite simple to make. If you are willing to try out new things you can try making your own homemade filo pastry. If not you can buy some and then follow the steps on how to make your apple strudel.

Ingredients for apple strudel

Filo pastry, homemade filo pastry or store bought

700 grams apples

100 grams dried fruit (raisins, sultanas, dried cranberries or a mixture of all three)

45 grams soft brown sugar

1 teaspoon mixed spice

1 quarter teaspoon cinnamon powder

1 tablespoon plain flour

some lemon juice

For decorating apple strudel

50 grams melted butter

a handful of flaked almonds

Method for apple strudel

Preheat oven to 190 Celsius. Prepare a baking tray with baking paper and put to one side

Make your filo pastry or prepare your filo pastry as described in the video above

Slice apples, thinly and put them in a bowl and add the lemon juice and mix together

Add in the rest of the ingredients to the apples and mix it in

Spread the apple mixture on to your filo pastry and leave a border around the edges

Brush some melted butter around the boarder you left

Now start to fold the pastry, fold the sides first and then fold the top closest to the apples

Roll up the dough and then place it on to your prepared baking tray.

Shape the apple strudel to fit on your tray if it is not big enough

Brush the top with the melted butter and sprinkle the almond flakes on top

Bake in the oven for about 35-40 minutes until light and golden brown on top

Remove from the oven and leave to cool on the baking tray

Dust some icing sugar on top

Serve warm or cold with custard or ice cream

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