Quick & Easy

Apricot strudel

A lovely strudel is delicious, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. You can also experiment with different fillings. We've gone with basic apricot here, but all sorts of fruits and nuts make an equally yummy filling.
apricot strudel



1.Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced).
2.Grease an oven tray.
3.In a medium size bowl, combine apricots, sugar, cinnamon, sultanas and nuts.
4.Stack pastry sheets, brushing each lightly with milk as you layer.
5.Spread apricot mixture over pastry, leaving 5cm space at edge of both short sides and 2cm at edge of one long side.
6.Fold short sides over; starting from filled long-side edge, roll strudel to enclose filling.
7.Place seam-side down on tray. Brush with remaining milk.
8.Bake strudel, uncovered, for about 25 minutes, or until browned lightly.
9.Dust strudel with icing sugar before serving, warm or cold, with ice-cream, if desired.

Not suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.


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