Introduction: Braided Apple Strudel

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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.

Step 3:

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.

Step 4:

Sprinkle on the spices.

Fold the ends over the filling.

Step 5:

Brush the inside of the slats with some egg wash.

Begin to cross over the slats covering the filling.

Step 6:

Brush the strudel with the remaining egg wash.

Sprinkle with sugar and chia seeds.

Step 7:

Bake in a parchment lined baking sheet in a preheated 375F oven until golden brown. Approx. 45-55 min.

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