Apple Strudel Filling Recipe

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Ratings (6)
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Fills 2 Strudels (serves 12)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
277 Calories
15g Fat
37g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Fills 2 Strudels (serves 12)
Amount per serving
Calories 277
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 0g
Calcium 13mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe for apple strudel filling uses fresh apples, but frozen or canned pie filling can be used to good effect if tossed with flour or tapioca. This strudel dough recipe is perfect for this filling.

This is a great project for the kids or adult friends after picking apples at an orchard. They can peel and you can stretch the dough, which you've made the day before. Everyone can help roll, bake and eat!

Ingredients

  • 10 large apples (Granny Smith, peeled, cored and thinly sliced)
  • 2 cups sugar (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 pound/2 sticks butter (melted)
  • 1 splash of lemon juice

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix together all ingredients.

  2. Refrigerate, if not using immediately, but let it come to room temperature before filling the strudel dough.