Total Time
3hrs 25mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 25 mins

My mother has had this recipe for years and it is very easy to make. She said she got it from a magazine a long time ago. Prep time includes hours in fridge.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Put the flour, sour cream and butter in a large zip lock bag. Mix until combined. Let sit in the refrigerator overnight, or put in the freezer for 1 ½ hours.
  3. After the dough is well chilled, divide into four parts.
  4. Flour work surface.
  5. Take one part and roll into a fat snake like shape with hands.
  6. Then with a rolling pin, roll into a rectangle about 1/8 inch thick.
  7. Spread jam evenly onto dough, leaving an small edge without jam.
  8. Roll up like a jelly roll.
  9. Press seams together and seal.
  10. Lay seam side down on a cookie sheet.
  11. With a sharp knife, cut slits across the strudel in a diagonal pattern.
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  13. To make icing, combine the powdered sugar and milk. You want it to be thick.
  14. While strudel is still warm, drizzle powdered sugar mixture over strudel.
  15. Cut into bite size servings to serve.
  16. Feel free to add nuts with the jam.