Apple Strudel „Jablečný štrůdl”

Apple strudel has its origin in Austria but the Czechs make it very often as one of their typical pastry served with afternoon tea or coffee. In the past, people made their own pastry. Today, most people buy prepared pastry dough which makes apple strudel very easy and quick to make.

Štrůdl

Directions:

Ingredients

  • Phyllo or flaky pastry
  • 4-6 apples
  • Cinnamon sugar
  • Egg
  • Powdered sugar
  • Raisins, walnuts  (optional)

Roll out pastry in a slim rectangle. Grate apples and spread them along the length of the pastry. Add raisins or chopped walnuts if you want. Sprinkle apples with cinnamon sugar. Roll up dough into a long cylinder and close both ends. At last brush strudel with whisked egg. Put in an oven preheated to 200°C (390°F) for about 20 minutes until the strudel has a nice golden colour. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar. Apple strudel can be served with whipped cream.