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Apple Strudel

An easy apple strudel recipe made with a little Mediterranean kick using phyllo dough. Buttery flaky and crisp apple strudel with an amazing less sugary homemade apple filling.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: European
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 231.4kcal
Author: Amira


  • 10 phyllo sheets.
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted for brushing.


  • 3 apples chopped. (14oz/ 396g), diced.
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice.
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter/ghee.
  • 1/3 cup (38g) packed brown sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • 1/3 cup (47g) gold raisins.
  • 1/2 cup (50g) walnuts, chopped.
  • 1/3 cup (27g) oats.


Make the filling:

  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter then add apples and lemon juice stir to combine.
  • Add cinnamon and brown sugar, mixing well and cook apples for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and mix in walnuts, oats and raisins.

Make the Strudel:

  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and brush with some of the melted butter generously or spray with cooking oil.
  • Start layering the phyllo sheets 2 sheets at a time brushing in between and paying more attention to the edges.
  • Now spoon the filling in the center of the phyllo lengthwise leaving about 1.5 to 2 inches from the short edges. Brush with more butter.
  • Fold the short edges over the filling then roll into a log starting from one of the long edges.
  • Place seam side down and brush the top with any remaining butter you have.
  • Bake in the center of the oven for 15 minutes then move up for another 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
  • Let it cool down completely before cutting.
  • Dust with powdered sugar if desired.


Calories: 231.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.2g | Fat: 11.7g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15.5mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 151.3mg | Fiber: 2.5g | Sugar: 12.8g | Vitamin A: 4.9IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 2.1mg | Iron: 7.6mg