Classic apple strudel

Classic apple strudel

22 ratings

Mengting, Kitchen Stories


„A timeless classic – sweet, full of fruits and light at the same time.“

Difficulty

Hard 💪
45
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
180 g
all-purpose flour
3 tbsp
vegetable oil
80 ml
lukewarm water
400 g
apples (e.g. Granny Smith)
1 tbsp
almond slices
2 tbsp
almonds (ground)
1 tsp
vanilla sugar
3 tbsp
raisins
2 cl
rum
30 g
melted butter
1 pinch
gingerbread spice
salt
Metric
Imperial
  • 180 g all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 80 ml lukewarm water
  • 400 g apples (e.g. Granny Smith)
  • 1 tbsp almond slices
  • 2 tbsp almonds (ground)
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 3 tbsp raisins
  • 2 cl rum
  • 30 g melted butter
  • 1 pinch gingerbread spice
  • salt

Utensils

  • baking tin
  • pastry brush
  • kitchen towel
  • oven
  • 2 small bowls
  • large bowl
  • parchment paper
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • rolling pin

Enjoy with

Kerner Kabinett, 2012
The pleasant tartness and light residual sugar of this crisp white wine from the Kerner grape harmonizes very well with the fruity apple and raison aroma. Ideal temperature is 9 - 11°C/50°F.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
398
Protein
6g
Fat
17g
Carb
54g

Step 1/9

Soak the raisins in rum. Put the flour, along with a pinch of salt, on the work surface. Create a trough in the flour and pour in the oil and the water. Use your hands to knead into a pliable dough.
  • 3 tbsp raisins
  • 2 cl rum
  • 180 all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 80 ml water
  • salt
  • small bowl

Soak the raisins in rum. Put the flour, along with a pinch of salt, on the work surface. Create a trough in the flour and pour in the oil and the water. Use your hands to knead into a pliable dough.

Step 2/9

Now, place the dough in a bowl, cover with a kitchen towel, and leave it to rest in a warm place for approx. 25 – 30 min.
  • kitchen towel
  • small bowl

Now, place the dough in a bowl, cover with a kitchen towel, and leave it to rest in a warm place for approx. 25 – 30 min.

Step 3/9

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F. Then, peel and core the apples, halve them lengthwise, and cut them into thin slices.
  • 400 apple
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F. Then, peel and core the apples, halve them lengthwise, and cut them into thin slices.

Step 4/9

Mix apple slices, almond slices, vanilla sugar, soaked raisins, and a pinch of gingerbread spice together in a bowl.
  • 1 tbsp almond slices
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch gingerbread spice
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon

Mix apple slices, almond slices, vanilla sugar, soaked raisins, and a pinch of gingerbread spice together in a bowl.

Step 5/9

Place the dough on a kitchen towel dusted with flour and, using the rolling pin, roll it out as much as possible. Then, use your hands to carefully pull out the dough, until it is paper thin.
  • kitchen towel
  • rolling pin

Place the dough on a kitchen towel dusted with flour and, using the rolling pin, roll it out as much as possible. Then, use your hands to carefully pull out the dough, until it is paper thin.

Step 6/9

Distribute the ground almonds evenly onto the strudel dough. Then, place the apple mixture onto the bottom part of the strudel.
  • 2 tbsp almonds

Distribute the ground almonds evenly onto the strudel dough. Then, place the apple mixture onto the bottom part of the strudel.

Step 7/9

Using the kitchen towel, carefully fold the dough around the apple mixture.
  • kitchen towel

Using the kitchen towel, carefully fold the dough around the apple mixture.

Step 8/9

After every fold, brush with melted butter. Repeat this process until the whole strudel is unrolled. Cut the excess dough away from the edges. Make sure the joint is facing down and then use the kitchen towel to place into a suitably sized baking tin .
  • 25 melted butter
  • baking tin
  • pastry brush
  • parchment paper

After every fold, brush with melted butter. Repeat this process until the whole strudel is unrolled. Cut the excess dough away from the edges. Make sure the joint is facing down and then use the kitchen towel to place into a suitably sized baking tin .

Step 9/9

Baste the top with melted butter, place immediately into a preheated oven at 180°C/ 350°F, and bake for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden. Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve with vanilla sauce.
  • 5 melted butter
  • pastry brush

Baste the top with melted butter, place immediately into a preheated oven at 180°C/ 350°F, and bake for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden. Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve with vanilla sauce.