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Apple Strudel

Fall is approaching so here is the perfect recipe for the apple picking season.

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Ingredients (for one 9×13 inch baking pan)

Ingredients – Dough

  • 4 cups of flour
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 TBSP dry yeast
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup cooking oil (coconut butter also works well)
  • Powder sugar to dust over the baked strudel

Ingredients – Filling

  • 12 medium size apples peeled and coarsely grated (peeling the apples is optional, also the more apples you have the better it is)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 TBSP sugar (optional depending on how sweet the apples are)


  • Cook the grated apples over medium heat for about 10 minutes, add sugar and cinnamon and cook for 5 more minutes, remove from heat and let it cool
  • Preheat oven at 375°F
  • Put flour on a flat surface
  • Mix water with the dry yeast and salt, pour over flour
  • Mix everything together and knead (you can also use an electric mixer for the dough) the dough should not stick to your hand (if needed add a little more flour
  • Cut the dough in 2 parts
  • Sprinkle the table with flour and start stretching the dough as much as possible
  • Brush oil over the dough and add a layer of apples
  • Roll the dough and place it in the pre-greased baking pan, if the dough sheet is very wide you can roll it from both sides that would meet in the middle.
  • Once everything is in the pan, let it rest for about 10 minutes
  • Brush the remaining oil on top and bake for about 45 minutes, until golden
  • Take it out of the oven, brush a little water on top and cover it for about 30 minutes
  • Dust powder sugar on top and ENJOY!


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