January 1, 2012

Apple Strudel



Ok, so it's not the tipycal apple strudel, it has vanilla wafer cookies inside (delicious), it was made with puff pastry and I think it was better than the one with phyllo pastry. My mom made it the other day while I was sleeping just the smell of cinnamon woke me up then I went to the kitchen and I saw it already done... that's why I don't have any pictures of the process but she told me how she did it.

- 1 granny smith apple
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- 1/2 c. of chopped walnuts
- 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
- 5 vanilla wafer cookies crushed
- 1/2 c. dried cranberries
- 1/2 teaspoon of apple pie spice
- 2 tablespoons of applesauce
- 1/2 pound of puff pastry dough

1. Peel the apple and chopp it in small chunks, mix it with cinnamon, vanilla, walnuts, sugar, cookies, cranberries, apple pie spice and applesauce until well combined. Roll the puff pastry dough and cut it into 3 rectangles of about 11x4 inches. Brush the edges with egg, fill them with the apple mix and make wrap them.


2. When you have the three rolls take them and braid them, then brush them with more egg and put it in the oven at 360°F for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let it cool and make a white glaze, drizzle it on top and sprinkle some more chopped walnuts.


When you cut it you will have something like this... so pretty and easy!


I now have 3 months with my blog and I wanted to share with you some of the best recipes I've posted so far (click on the image to see the recipe)

                                            

                                            

                                            

                                            

                                            




15 comments:

  1. Looks delicious! I like your idea with baking list :) It will help me to organize my life better ;).

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  2. This looks awesome! And the recipe sounds delicious.

    You have beautiful photos. I'm trying to get better at photography, but mine are nowhere near the awesome quality of yours.

    I hope you're submitting these to the major food photo sites like foodgawker.com, TasteSpotting.com and Tasteologie.com for the great traffic they create.

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  3. ¡Que rico bocado!. El strudel de manzana es una de mis recetas pendientes hace tiempo. Te ha quedado fantástico.

    Saludos
    BeatriZ

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  4. I love the braiding idea; it makes such an interesting shape after it is baked.

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  5. humm, qué delicia, se ve riquisimo ;)

    Salu2. Paula

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  6. Que bueno, te ha quedado fantástico.
    Un saludito

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  7. Delicious indeed! The texture looks delightful and of course the aroma must be out of this world...pure comfort!

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  8. Absolutely divine! Gorgeous shots - it's making me hungry!

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  9. You have such interesting recipes, and great photos. Love this strudel!

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  10. The filling sounds so good with vanilla wafer cookies. Yummy!

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  11. Oh my goodness, this looks fantastic! Great pictures too :)

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  12. Really gorgeous pictures and recipes!

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  13. This streudel looks delicious, I love that you used puff pastry instead of phyllo pastry!

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