Apple-Amaretti Strudel

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in
American Baking

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1986

  • About

With the recent availability of filo leaves, strudels can easily be made at home. Combining cooking and eating apples for flavour and texture and adding some amaretti bisucits makes a devastatingly good strudel. It is an inspired dinner party dessert and sure to dazzle your guests.


  • 40 ( oz) raisins
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 75


Preheat the oven. Soak the raisins in the brandy for at least 15 minutes. Mix the sugar with the cinnamon and lemon zest. Put the apple slices in a bowl and toss them with the sugar mixture and half the breadcrumbs; then mix in the raisins, brandy, nuts and lemon juice.

Carefully unfold the filo leaves but keep them covered with a plastic sheet or damp tea towel while you work. Lift off