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Delicious Fall Apple Strudel

Flaky, buttery on the outside and filled with warm, cinnamon apples.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword bread, dessert, easy, sweet
Servings 6


  • 1 puff pastry thawed
  • 1 cup diced apples Granny Smith
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Cook apples by adding apples, butter, spices, sugar, and lemon juice into a small saucepan.
  • On medium high heat, stir until sugar has dissolved and apples are soft and translucent. It will take about 5-7 minutes.
  • Once the apples are done, remove from heat and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a small dish, whisk your egg to use later. Set aside.
  • Place your thawed pastry sheet on a rolling mat or piece of wax paper and roll out just a few times.
  • Not too much and not too flattened!
  • Once you have a large rectangle, move it to a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Now cut 1" strips on each side but leaving center are all in one piece.
  • Scoop your apples and place on center section of pastry.
  • Now grab your egg and using a pastry brush, lightly add egg to each side of sliced pastry.
  • Start pulling in each side to the center until you have formed a "braided like" center. Use more egg wash to brush all over pastry.
  • Bake for 15-16 minutes or until puffy and golden.
  • Remove to cooling rack and while warm, add icing.
  • For Icing: blend powdered sugar, cream, and cinnamon until easy to pour on.