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Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts

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Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts - Fine food for the little sweet tooth - with plenty of fruit and some cocoa

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Health Score:
Health Score
4,0 / 10
50 min.
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
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Nutritional values

Pears are very digestible and promote intestinal movement; the silicic and phosphoric acid they contain strengthens nerves and brain.

If you like, you can add raisins or currants to the filling. The pears can be replaced by apples, then leave out the cocoa powder!

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie152 kcal(7 %)
Protein1 g(1 %)
Fat8 g(7 %)
Carbohydrates17 g(11 %)
Sugar added5 g(20 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.4 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0 mg(0 %)
Niacin0.5 mg(4 %)
Vitamin B₆0 mg(0 %)
Folate8.6 μg(3 %)
Pantothenic acid0.1 mg(2 %)
Biotin2.2 μg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C2 mg(2 %)
Potassium108 mg(3 %)
Calcium19 mg(2 %)
Magnesium16 mg(5 %)
Iron0.6 mg(4 %)
Iodine1 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.3 mg(4 %)
Saturated fatty acids3 g
Uric acid13 mg
Cholesterol12 mg
Development of this recipe:


2 ounces
2 teaspoons
1 teaspoon
ground Cinnamon
ripe but firm Pears (about 500 grams)
3 tablespoons
1 pinch
2 ounces
2 sheets
Filo dough (large sheets, each about 50 grams)
1 tablespoon

Kitchen utensils

1 Mini food processor, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Bowl, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Small pot, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Pastry brush, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Aluminum foil, 1 Tea strainer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Kitchen scale, 1 Mandoline

Preparation steps

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 1

Finely grind the hazelnuts in a mini processor. Mix in a bowl with the cocoa powder and cinnamon.

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 2

Rinse pears, wipe dry, quarter, core and cut on a mandoline into very thin slices. Mix into the nut mixture along with 2 tablespoons of honey and the vanilla sugar.

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 3

Melt butter with the remaining honey and 2 tablespoons water in a small pot. 

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 4

Place a sheet of filo dough on a damp kitchen towel. Set aside about 1/4 of the butter mixture. Brush the filo sheet with some of the remaining butter mixture, leaving a small border uncovered. Top with another sheet of dough, brush with some butter mixture, and repeat with remaining filo and more butter mixture.

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 5

Spread pear mixture on the top sheet of dough, leaving the border uncovered.

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 6

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Starting with a long side, roll up the dough into a log, using the towel to roll. Place on the baking sheet.

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 7

Brush the log with the reserved butter mixture and bake on middle rack of preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F/convection 325°F) until golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Pear Strudel with Hazelnuts preparation step 8

Cover with a piece of aluminum foil and continue baking until pastry is cooked through, about 10 minutes more. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Put the powdered sugar in a tea strainer, dust the strudel with the sugar and serve.