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German   -   Apfelstrudel (German Apple Strudel)   adapted from unknown

  • 6 Cups Apples; Tart -- Sliced
  • 3/4 Cup Almonds -- Ground
  • 3/4 Cup Raisins
  • 8 Ounces Fillo Leaves; 1/2 Box -- Thawed
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Rind -- Grated
  • 1 3/4 Cups Butter;(No Margarine) -- Melted
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Bread Crumbs -- Finely Crushed
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon
Directions Mix apples with raisins, lemon rind, sugar, cinnamon, and almonds. Set aside. Place 1 fillo leaf on a kitchen towel and brush witl melted butter. Place a second leaf on top and brush with butter again. Repeat until 5 leaves have been used, using about 1/2 c of butter. Cook and stir bread crumbs with 1/4 c of butter until lightly browned. Sprinkle 3/4 cup crumbs on the layered fillo leaves. Mound 1/2 of the filling in a 3-inch strip along the narrow end of the fillo, leaving a 2-inch border.
Lift towel, using it to roll leaves over apples, jelly roll fashion. Brush top of the strudel with butter and sprinkle with 2 T crumbs. Repeat the entire procedure for the second strudle. Bake the strudels at 400 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes, until browned.
Makes 2 strudels, 6 to 8 servings each.
Frozen fillo leaves for strudel can be found at most supermarkets in the frozen foods sections.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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