There is hardly a pastry dessert in the world whose fame can match that of the old Viennese Apple Strudel, and quite appropriately, it is not the easiest thing in the world to prepare! But have no fear, nothing can stand between you and the perfect Apple Strudel, when you take your first bite of this delicious dessert, no joke!
A table, a large cloth, patience and lots of dexterity in your fingertips, are required for the production of Apple Strudel at home.
Recipe for 1 strudel
- 200 g all purpose flour
- 1 Teasp Salt
- 1 Tblsp Oil
- 1/2 Tblsp white vinegar
- ca. 150 ml lukewarm water
- 100 g Butter
- 100 g Bread crumbs
- 1 kg Apple
- 80 g Granulated sugar
- 1 Tblsp Cinnamon
- 50 g Raisins
- 50 g Butter for brushing
Sift the flour into a bowl and knead with the rest of the ingredients to a soft dough.
Knead the dough until it becomes silky and smooth. Brush with oil and let rest for half an hour.
Peel the apples …
… and slice thinly.
Wash the raisins. Fry the butter and breadcrumbs until golden. Mix the apples with the crumb, spics and rum.
Carefully start pulling the dough.
Stretch on the lightly floured cloth
Spread the filling onto 3/4 of the dough, the remaining quarter brush with the melted butter.
Carefully start rolling the dough.
Place the strudel onto a baking tray, lined with baling paper. Bake at medium heat for about 45 min. During baking repeatedly brush with melted butter.
Slice into portion, dust with icing sugar.