Introduction: Braided Apple Strudel
A Flaky delicate pastry, easy and fast. This is a show stopper dessert that anyone can make. Festive and elegant for any occasion.
Step 1: Roll Puff Pastry Between 2 Sheets of Lightly Floured Wax Paper.
1 square defrosted puff pastry
2 cups cooked apple
3 tbsp. bread crumbs
2 tbsp. brown sugar
2 tsp cinnamon dash of cloves and nutmeg
1 egg, beaten with 1 tsp water
1 tbsp. chia seeds
1 tbsp. vanilla sugar or coarse sugar
Step 2: Sprinkle Breadcrumbs Down the Center of the Dough
This will catch any excess liquid.
Cut slats on either side of dough approx. 2" wide x 3 1/2" long.
Stir the brown sugar into the cooked apples.
Place the cooked apples over the crumbs to 1"-2" from edges.
Sprinkle on the spices.
Fold the ends over the filling.
Brush the inside of the slats with some egg wash.
Begin to cross over the slats covering the filling.
Brush the strudel with the remaining egg wash.
Sprinkle with sugar and chia seeds.
Bake in a parchment lined baking sheet in a preheated 375F oven until golden brown. Approx. 45-55 min.