Apple Strudel

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Top Review by hannahamil

Wonderful, easy recipe. I added cinnamon and sugar to each phyllo layer along with the butter, and exchanged panko for the bread crumbs (very crispy). Also added a simple light glaze over the top. This recipe is a keeper. It actually makes 3 strudels. A huge hit at my dinner party. Thank you

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Directions

  1. Mix apples with raisins, lemon rind, sugar, cinnamon, and almonds; set aside.
  2. Place 1 phyllo leaf on a kitchen towel and brush with melted butter.
  3. Place a second leaf on top and brush with butter again.
  4. Repeat until 5 leaves have been used, using about 1/2 cup of butter.
  5. Cook and stir bread crumbs with 1/4 cup of butter until lightly browned.
  6. Sprinkle 3/4 cup crumbs on the layered phyllo leaves.
  7. Mound 1/2 of the filling in a 3-inch strip along the narrow end of the phyllo, leaving a 2-inch border.
  8. Lift towel, using it to roll leaves over apples, jelly roll fashion.
  9. Brush top of the strudel with butter and sprinkle with 2 tbsp crumbs.
  10. Repeat the entire procedure for the second strudel.
  11. Bake the strudels at 400°F for 20 to 25 minutes, until browned.
  12. NOTE: Frozen phyllo leaves for strudel can be found at most supermarkets in the frozen foods sections.

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