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Lidl Recipe of the month- Apple Strudel
This Month Lidl has asked us to bake apple strudel. This easy to follow recipe makes the perfect pud for a family dinner. Try it warm topped with custard for the ultimate comfort food dish!
Ingredients For 12-15 portions:
• 120g Morning Fresh butter
• 250g Belbake flour
• 1 pinch of iodized salt
• 1 egg
• 40 g walnut kernels
• 750g sour apples
• Juice of 1 lemon
• 40g sultanas
• 80g sugar
• 125g Simply white bread
• Flour for rolling the dough
• 200g Morning Fresh Double cream
1. Melt 25g of the butter, add 250g flour, salt, the egg and 6-8 tablespoons of water to knead to a smooth dough. Brush the dough with some melted butter and let it rest in a bowl for 30 minutes at room temperature.
2. roughly chop the walnuts and toast in a dry frying pan. Peel and core the apples and cut them into thin slices. Mix with the lemon juice, sultanas, walnuts and 50g sugar.
3. Cut the crust off the bread. Fry in 60g of butter, sprinkle with the remaining sugar and leave to cool- add a few tsps. of cinnamon here if you want!
4. Dust a clean dishtowel with flour. Roll the dough to a rectangle then carefully pull the dough apart until it is thin enough to see the dishcloth pattern through. Cover one of the long sides with breadcrumbs and distribute the apple mixture along this side too.
5. Fold the dough once on each narrow side to keep the filling in and roll it up with the help of the dishtowel. Put the strudel, seam down, on a baking sheet covered with baking paper.
6. Melt the remaining butter and brush the strudel with it. Bake it in 200°C preheated oven for approx. 45 minutes brushing it occasionally with the melted butter.
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