Apple Strudel Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Sep. 15, 2005
I was intrigued by this recipe and decided to try it out. I was really surprised that the end result looked unfinished, and seems to need some kind of glaze to look pretty enough to serve or give to someone. I also expected more punch to the flavor with all the apple, raisins, currants, and spices, but the flavor was very mild. The phyllo was so flaky it was hard to contain and my family got phyllo pieces everywhere. The flavor grew on me though, and it was delightful with an espresso. I think I'll make up some kind of cinnamon glaze, and see if that finishes it off.
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Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2004
Good and easy basic strudel, but I think some adjustments have to be done. First of all, I would increase cinnamon to 1 full teaspoon. Then, I might add about 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg and/or a dash of ginger or clove powder. Thirdly, I think it might be interesting brushing salted butter between phyllo sheets. Finally, I think it would be a good idea to give the strudel an egg or egg yolk wash before baking. That way, I think it would be close to perfection. Yet, this is a good basic recipe.
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Reviewed: Oct. 20, 2004
This recipe was okay, not great and not quite what i had been looking for. From a time and effort standpoint it is quite a bit of work (buttering phyllo, preping apples, etc.) and the results are just kind of bland and generic.
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Reviewed: Apr. 21, 2004
Easy to make, impressive to your guests (I sprinkled cinnamon and powdered sugar light across the top), and good!
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Reviewed: Sep. 3, 2003
Very quick and easy. I used cooking spray on the layers of phyllo instead of the 1/4c butter and melted 1T butter to brush on the top. I also sprinkled cinnamon and sugar on top.
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Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2003
Very good and easy to make. I used half the butter than called for, spraying some of the phyllo sheets with a bit of cooking spray instead to keep the sheets from drying out, and preventing greasiness. Most of the butter I used went on the outer layer after rolling up the strudel, which gave it a lovely golden color after baking. I used Gala apples, for a sweet-tart taste, and one half-teaspoon of a blend of cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, and a touch of cloves. I didn't have golden raisins or currants, so I used half a cup of regular raisins, and it turned out fine. The family really enjoyed it, and have asked for it again.
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Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2003
This is a little time consuming to put together because of the phyllo dough. I "generously" buttered each phyllo sheet and baked the strudel on a cookie sheet that had no sides. The results were a greasy stove bottom and a greasy strudel. Had a piece of strudel while I cleaned my greasy oven...it was bland. Sorry, but I can't recommend this one.
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