Loretta Sebastiani

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Easy-to-do apple strudel
( Strudel facile, facile )

Our original home cooking

Strudel is a rustic and genuine cake, very good even if it is low-fat compared to other traditional cakes. I propose a quick and easy-to-do version without cinnamon (not all people love this spice) and a shell of phyllo dough. The result is astonishing: only 139 calories per serving! Can you believe it?

difficulty: easy

time: 40 minutes

calories: 139 (kCal)

Ingredients / Serves 8

  • 60g (2.1 ounces) ready-to-bake phyllo dough (2 sheets)
  • 700g (1 1/2 pound) apples
  • 160g (5.6 ounces) orange jam
  • 20g (3/4 ounce) sliced almonds
  • 20g (3/4 ounce) shelled walnuts
  • 1 quail egg
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
very easy
preparation: 15 minutes
plus resting time
cooking: 25 minutes
total: 40 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: 139 (kcal) 7 % - 581 (kJ)
Protein: 1.9 (g) 4 % GDA
Total fat: 4.7 (g) 7 % GDA
Total carbohydrate: 23.4 (g) 9 % GDA
Sugars: 19.7 (g) 22 % GDA

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Apple strudel recipe


  • - Peel apples. Remove their core.
    Cut apples into slices and then into pieces.
  • - Put apples in a bowl.
  • - Add jam, walnuts and almonds.
  • - Stir accurately, with delicacy.
  • - Let your mixture rest, 30 minutes.
  • - 10 minutes before assembling your strudel, remove phyllo dough from refrigerator.
  • - Preheat oven to 350°C.
  • - Line a baking pan with baking paper.
  • - Arrange a first sheet of phyllo dough.
    Grease this sheet with olive oil and cover with remaining sheet.
    Spread apple mixture on these sheets, leaving a large free edge.
  • - Roll sheets around apple mixture.
  • - Beat quail egg and brush it on cake surface.


  • - Bake until cake surface is golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • - Shortly before the end of cooking, you will notice that an internal fluid, made by apples in cooking, will be released.
    Scoop it up and sprinkle strudel surface with this fluid.
  • - Repeat several times even when you remove your strudel from oven.

Just before serving

  • - Let strudel cool before serving.
  • - But remember apple strudel is tasty even warm.



  • - I always use my orange marmalade, flavored with rum that I typically do with a little sugar. If you purchase an industrial product, choose a jam with no added sugar. Excellent all jam without preservatives and dyes. The best solution for a cake for your children.
  • - If you use a normal jam and prepare this dessert only for adults, add a tablespoon of rum or every aromatic liqueur you prefer.
  • - Excellent in this strudel any bitter orange marmalade.
  • - Keep a box of quail eggs at home. It enbles you to split hen eggs. In fact it takes 5 quail eggs for a hen's egg. And this choice greatly reduces cholesterol content. Excellent solution for those who must pay attention to cholesterol and triglycerides in their diet.

Menu planning

  • - Prepare this low-fat and low-calorie strudel for breakfast or as a snack for your children.

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Healthy eating

  • - Have you seen? you can make a tasty cake even without too many calories and fat.
  • - I followed suggestions on phyllo dough package and used only two sheets. But if you prefer a thicker shell, use four sheets (120g - 4 1/4 ounces). In this case cake calories increase little: 159 per serving and other values also increase very little.


What's the right wine for " Easy-to-do apple strudel "?

Match this strudel with a glass of milk for your kids. You, adults can enjoy a dessert wine ... but a little glass not to exceed in calories and sugars!