Blueberry Bird's Nest Strudel

Recipe by BB502
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 13x9 pan
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine Sugar, Water and Cornstarch in a saucepan,cooking over low heat.
  • Stirring constantly until this begins to thicken.
  • Whie stirring well, add half of the blueberries.
  • When this mixture become very thick, add the lemon juice, the 2 Tablespoons of butter and the nutmeg.
  • Continue cooking over low heat until the butter melts.
  • Remove from heat and add the other half of the blueberries.
  • Set this aside.
  • Butter a 13x9 glass baking dish and preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Remove the Phyllo from the plastic wrapper, leaving it in a tight roll.
  • Cut the dough in 1/4 inch slices.
  • Separate and loosen the rolls into loose shreds.
  • Place one half of the shredded phyllo in a large bowl.
  • Gradually and lightly drizzle half of the melted butter over the shreds.
  • With your hands, toss to coat.
  • Place coated Phyllo dough in bottom of the baking pan.
  • Spread all of the cooled Blueberry mixture over the layer of Phyllo.
  • In a bowl,butter the remaining half of the Phyllo dough, tossing with your hands to coat the dough.
  • Place this over the Blueberries layer, covering completely.
  • Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the foil and continue baking until the Phyllo is crispy, 25-30 more minutes.
  • Remove the Strudel from the oven and cool.
  • To Serve, dust lightly with confectioners sugar or top with Whipped Cream or Whipped Topping.
  • Better yet, use both!
  • Is delicious with French Vanilla Ice Cream.
  • You may serve this at room temperature, or warm.
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