Question:

How do I make a German Apfelstrudel?

Bavarian Apple Schmarren

This dish is popular in Southern Germany and Austria. You need: 5 ripe apples, 1/4 stick of butter, 9 oz. plain flour, 3-5 egg yolks, salt, 1-2 tbsp. sugar, 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract, 3 cups & 5 tbsp. of milk, 3-5 egg whites, 1 stick of butter or margerine, sugar for sprinkling. - Peel and dice apples, stew in butter, let cool. In a bowl, mix flour, egg yolks, some milk, salt, sugar and vanilla extract. Stirr constantly to avoid lumps. Mix batter with apples. Whisk egg whites until stiff, fold into batter. Heat fat in frying pan, pour in enough batter to cover the bottom. Fry the underside to a light yellow. Tear into small pieces with two forks. Turn pieces frequentlu until brown on both sides. Set aside. Repeat with more batter. Serve sprinkled with sugar. Takes about 10 minutes.

German Apfelstrudel

German Apfelstrudel
This recipe needs some effort, but once you've tasted the result, you'll be a fan.
Ingredients:
1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons oil 1 cup flour 1 tablespoon warm water 1 teaspoon oil 1/4 cup SUN-MAIDĐ Raisins 2 tablespoons water 8 apples, sliced 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine together beaten egg, salt, oil, and flour. Add warm water and blend to form a soft dough. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead for 10 to 15 minutes, or until smooth. Place in a large bowl and brush with oil. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes.
In a small bowl, soak raisins in water. Place thinly sliced apples in another bowl and sprinkle with sugar. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Stir in dry bread crumbs and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Combine the bread crumbs, the raisins (with liquid), chopped walnuts, cinnamon, and sugar; mix well.
Roll the dough very thin, brushing with melted butter as needed to keep pliable. Spread the apple mixture on top leaving a 2-inch border all around. Roll up jellyroll fashion and place on an ungreased baking sheet curved into a horseshoe.
Brush surface of the roll with melted butter. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes then lower the heat to 350 degrees. Brush again with remaining butter. During the last 5 minutes of baking, sprinkle the raisins mixture evenly on top.
(Serves 10)

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