Birnen - Nuss Strudel - Austrian Pear and Walnut Strudel

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 strudel




  • Cut pears into thin slices, toss with the lemon juice.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet, gently saute the bread crumbs until golden, set aside.
  • In the same pan, toast the nuts until fragrant, add to the bread crumbs. Add pears and sugar, toss to combine.
  • Roll out the puff pastry, spoon the nut mixture on it, keeping a one inch margin. Lightly warm the jam and spoon over the crumb/nut/pear mixture.
  • Brush the margins with egg wash, fold the short ends over the filling, then roll up, starting at the long side.
  • Carefully lift onto a lined baking sheet, seam side down, brush with egg wash, and with the use of a fork, make several vent holes in the dough.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 400F/200C for @ 20 - 25 minutes until golden.
  • Dust with confectioners sugar and serve warm.