Apple Strudel

Preparation info
  • Serves

    Eight to Ten

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

  • About

This famous fruit-filled strudel is a classic a Shkenazic dish, and so rewarding when made at home rather than bought. Don’t be put off if time is tight: just use ready-made pastry.


  • 500 g/ lb packet large sheets of filo pastry, thawed if frozen
  • 115 g/4</


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. For the filling, place the sliced apples in a bowl. Stir in the breadcrumbs, butter, sugar, cinnamon, raisins and grated lemon rind.
  2. Lay 1 or 2 sheets of pastry on a floured surface and brush them with melted butt