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Name: Apple Strudel
Key Ingredient: apples
Preparation: bake
Cuisine: German
Source: Peter Schmeer's German class
Food Group: fruit
Meals: brunch, dinner
Courses: dessert
Temperature: hot, room
Effort: average
Prep. Time: :30
Elapsed Time: 1:15
Servings: 16

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, divided
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
2 egg yolks
1-1/2 cups crumbled corn flakes
8 to 10 apples, pared and sliced thin
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 egg whites

Sift together flour, 1 tablespoon sugar and salt; cut in shortening. Put egg yolks in measuring cup and add enough milk to make 2/3 cup liquid. Add to flour mixture and mix to a dough.
Roll out half of dough to fit a 12 x 15-inch cookie sheet. Sprinkle corn flakes over dough.
Add cinnamon and 1-1/2 cups sugar to the apples. Place apples over corn flakes, roll out remaining dough to cover cookie sheet. Pinch edges of crust together. Beat egg whites until frothy; spread over top with pastry brush. Sprinkle with granulated sugar, if desired.
Bake in 400F. oven for 10 minutes or until brown. Reduce heat and bake at 350F. for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and drizzle with powdered sugar frosting, if desired.

Dana Forester?05 September 2015, 20:58

Ive been looking for this recipe everywhere! My copy was lost in a house fire 6 years ago. My recipe called for butter instead of shortening, but is otherwise the same. Many Thanks!Dana

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