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Whole-Grain Apple Strudel

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Whole-Grain Apple Strudel

Whole-Grain Apple Strudel - An Austrian pastry tradition that melts in your mouth

Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 10 min.
Ready in
Calories:
575
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
6
servings
5 ounces
5 ounces
Pastry flour (plus more for dusting)
2 tablespoons
Canola oil (plus more for coating dough)
4 tablespoons
4
tart Apples (about 750 grams)
3 ounces
1
4 tablespoons
3 ounces
1 teaspoon
ground Cinnamon
4 ounces
Powdered sugar (to taste)
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 2 Tablespoons, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Brush, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Sieve, 1 Fine grater, 1 Large knife

Preparation steps

1.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 1

Sift both flours into a bowl and mix with the oil, a generous pinch of salt and 3/4 cup warm water. Knead until smooth with the dough hook of a hand mixer.

2.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 2

Shape dough into a ball. Coat with a little oil and wrap in plastic wrap. Let rest at room temperature for 1 hour.

3.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 3

Soak cranberries in a small bowl of warm water for 10 minutes and then drain.

4.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 4

Peel the apples, cut into quarters and remove core. Cut apples into slices. Crush the crackers into fine crumbs. Rinse lemon in hot water and wipe dry. Finely grate 1 teaspoon of lemon zest. (Reserve remaining lemon for another use.)

5.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 5

Mix cranberries and apple slices with cracker crumbs, sugar, almonds, cinnamon and lemon zest.

6.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 6

Knead the dough again. Sprinkle a clean kitchen towel with flour and roll out dough on top with a floured rolling pin into a rectangle.

7.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 7

Dust your hands with flour and gently stretch the dough to about 80 x 60 cm (approximately 30 x 24 inches). Trim edges. 

8.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 8

Melt the butter and brush about 2/3 onto the dough. Set remaining butter aside.

9.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 9

Spread the apple filling onto the buttered dough, leaving a 5 cm (approximately 2-inch) border all around. 

10.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 10

Using the towel to help lift the dough, roll up the dough into a log, starting from a short side. 

11.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 11

Lift log with towel then gently release onto a baking sheet (greased if desired) and pinch ends to seal. 

12.
Whole-Grain Apple Strudel preparation step 12

Brush dough with remaining butter and bake on middle rack of preheated oven at 200°C (fan: 180°C, gas: mark  3) (approximately 400°F) until golden brown, 25-30 minutes. Let cool slightly before dusting with powdered sugar and serving. 

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie575 kcal(27 %)
Protein9 g(9 %)
Fat26 g(22 %)
Carbohydrates75 g(50 %)
Sugar added13 g(52 %)
Roughage10 g(33 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E5.6 mg(47 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin4 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate34 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.5 mg(8 %)
Biotin6.6 μg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C28 mg(29 %)
Potassium466 mg(12 %)
Calcium78 mg(8 %)
Magnesium81 mg(27 %)
Iron3 mg(20 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc1.8 mg(23 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.6 g
Uric acid68 mg
Cholesterol40 mg
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