Austrian Apple Strudel

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Thaw puff pastry.
  • Cut and core apple and chop into small pieces, 1/2-inch size.
  • Over medium heat, melt butter in a large skillet.
  • Add apple, raisins and apricots.
  • Mix well and saute' a few minutes.
  • Add water, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Cool.
  • Place pastry on a flat surface and distribute apple mixture down the middle of pastry sheet.
  • Make 2 1/2-inch cuts diagonally along both sides of exposed pastry and 1 1/2-inch intervals.
  • Fold strips over apples alternating from left to right.
  • Press dough together where ends overlap.
  • With fork tines, seal the top and bottomedge of dough.
  • At this point refrigerate for 30 minutes or wrap and freeze for later use.
  • At time of baking, place strudel on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper, or use an insulated cookie sheet to prevent overbrowning of bottom of the pastry.
  • Brush with egg wash.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 425 degrees for 25 minutes or until strudel is light golden.
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