Apple Strudel
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
  • Servings: 6 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
  • 1/2 cup [ 1 stick ] unsalted butter
  • 5 Granny smith apples cut, peeled, cored into 1/2 inch dice
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 10 sheets 9 x 14 store bought Phyllo
  • vanilla ice cream, for serving
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large saute pan, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the apples, 1/3 cup of the granulated sugar, the light brown sugar, vinegar.
  4. Also 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon, the nutmeg, vanilla, and salt and stir to combine.
  5. Cook, stirring ocassionally, until caramelized, about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  7. In a small saucepan, melt the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  8. Set aside in a warm place.
  9. Lay 1 sheet of the phyllo vertically on a clean,dry surface, keeping the remaining sheets covered with a towel until ready to use.
  10. They will quickly become dry and brittle if left uncovered.
  11. Brush the first sheet of phyllo with a thin layer of warm melted butter, then top with a second sheet of phyllo.
  12. Brush it with a thin layer of melted butter and top with a third sheet of phyllo.
  13. Repeat until you have stacked and buttered all the phyllo sheets.
  14. Place the cooled apples with about 1/3 cup, of the juices from the pan across the bottom third of the phyllo stack.
  15. Start to roll until you form a log.
  16. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet, seam-side down, then brush with melted butter.
  17. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
  18. . Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  19. Slice crosswise into rounds and serve with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
  20. Enjoy!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I created this recipe to be even more tasty! I Made These Pastries To Be As Good As Store-Brand or Big Name Brands! These Pastries Are Super Tasty And Filling!