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Favourite Apple Strudel

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A variation of German Apple Strudel with walnuts and raisins using phyllo pastry to speed up the preparation.













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


½ cup sugar
cup walnuts
finely chopped
¼ cup raisins, seedless
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 ½ pounds apples
golden delicious, or granny smith
6 each phyllo (filo) pastry sheets
½ cup butter
melted, cooled
6 each graham crackers/wafers
powdered sugar


Heat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Lightly grease a jelly-roll pan In a large bowl, mix sugar, walnuts, raisins, lemon peel and cinnamon.

Peel, quarter and core apples.

Cut into ½ inch chunks. Toss with sugar mixture, Put a kitchen towel on the work surface with one long side nearest you.

Place 1 sheet phyllo on towel (keep remaining phyllo covered with plastic wrap to prevent drying) Brush entire surface with about 1 tablespoon butter, then sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cracker crumbs.

Layer 5 more sheets in the same manner, brushing each with butter and sprinkling with crumbs.

Mound apple mixture across side of phyllo nearest you, 1½ inches in from the sides and ends.

Fold short ends of phyllo over filling. Using towel as a guide, gently roll up strudel tightly, enclosing the filling.

Lift carefully (On towel) and place seam side down on prepared jelly-roll pan.

Brush top with butter.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes until golden.

Cool in pan on wire rack. Use 2 spatulas to transfer to cutting board.

To serve, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.

Cut into 1-inch-thick slices.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 122g (4.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 65246% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 442mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 29%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 7% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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