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Simcha Apple Pear and Cranberry Strudel

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Prep Time: 40 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes

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Ingredients

  • 16 filo leaves
  • 1/4 C. melted unsalted butter
  • 4-6 C. sliced, peeled apples (large, such as Golden Delicious)
  • 1/2 C. cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 C. diced pears
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 C. granulated sugar
  • 1/41/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Corn Starch

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.  Line a baking sheet with foil. Cover this with baking parchment. Have filo leaves nearby, as well as melted cooled butter.
  2. Prepare apples. In a large bowl, toss apples, cranberries and pears together. Add in lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon and cornstarch. Lay out one filo leaf on a work surface. Using a pastry brush, lightly paint with melted butter. Repeat with seven more leaves. Then spoon out half of apple filling mixture down the length of edge closest to you, leaving a margin or border of one inch. If there is a lot of juice in the filling bowl, spoon some over fruit filling sitting on the pastry. Gently and loosely roll up pastry to form a log or strudel roll. If cracks occur or bits of pastry come off, it is fine. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make as second strudel roll.
  3. Lightly paint both strudels with remaining butter and dust with sugar. Bake until golden brown and juices are running out (this unavoidable and normal for strudel) about 35-40 minutes. As strudel cools down, the juices will congeal. Serve warm or room temperature.Makes 2 – 12 inch strudels, serves 6 each

Simcha Apple Pear and Cranberry Strudel

rpic_20170424173638_lg

Prep Time: 40 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 16 filo leaves
  • 1/4 C. melted unsalted butter
  • 4-6 C. sliced, peeled apples (large, such as Golden Delicious)
  • 1/2 C. cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 C. diced pears
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 C. granulated sugar
  • 1/41/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Corn Starch

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.  Line a baking sheet with foil. Cover this with baking parchment. Have filo leaves nearby, as well as melted cooled butter.
  2. Prepare apples. In a large bowl, toss apples, cranberries and pears together. Add in lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon and cornstarch. Lay out one filo leaf on a work surface. Using a pastry brush, lightly paint with melted butter. Repeat with seven more leaves. Then spoon out half of apple filling mixture down the length of edge closest to you, leaving a margin or border of one inch. If there is a lot of juice in the filling bowl, spoon some over fruit filling sitting on the pastry. Gently and loosely roll up pastry to form a log or strudel roll. If cracks occur or bits of pastry come off, it is fine. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make as second strudel roll.
  3. Lightly paint both strudels with remaining butter and dust with sugar. Bake until golden brown and juices are running out (this unavoidable and normal for strudel) about 35-40 minutes. As strudel cools down, the juices will congeal. Serve warm or room temperature.Makes 2 – 12 inch strudels, serves 6 each

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