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Apple Strudel

Ingredients

  • 1 pack Sainsbury’s Filo Pastry – 12 sheets (manufactured by BakeAway)
  • 500g cooking apples – peeled and cored
  • 50g Sultanas
  • 50g dark brown sugar
  • ½ lemon – juice only
  • 1 rounded tsp mixed spice
  • 50g butter – melted

Method

  • Pre heat oven to 200C / Fan 180 / Gas Mark 6
  • Chop the apples into 1cm dice then place in a bowl with the lemon juice, sugar, sultanas and mixed spice. Mix well.
  • Unroll the pack of filo pastry and brush the top sheet with melted butter.
  • Place this onto the work surface. Brush the 2nd sheet with melted butter and place on top of the first sheet.
  • Repeat with the remaining sheets to give 6 double sheets.
  • Place some of the apple mixture along the lower edge of each double sheet, leaving a 5cm margin at the base and sides.
  • Fold sides over the apple then roll each one up from the lower edge to fully encase the apple.
  • Place on a lightly greased baking tray.
  • Brush the strudels with the remaining butter and bake for 10 to 12 minutes till crisp and golden.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack and dust with icing sugar.

Serve hot or cold.

Apple Strudel