6 c Apples; tart, sliced
3/4 c Raisins
1 tb Lemon rind; grated
3/4 c Sugar
2 ts Cinnamon
3/4 c Almonds; ground
8 oz Fillo leaves; 1/2 box,thawed
1 3/4 c Butter;(no margarine),melted
1 c Bread crumbs; finely crushed
Mix apples with raisins, lemon rind, sugar, cinnamon, and almonds. Set
aside. Place 1 fillo leaf on a kitchen towel and brush witl melted butter.
Place a second leaf on top and brush with butter again.
Repeat until 5 leaves have been used, using about 1/2 c of butter. Cook
and stir bread crumbs with 1/4 c of butter until lightly browned.
Sprinkle 3/4 cup crumbs on the layered fillo leaves. Mound 1/2 of the
filling in a 3-inch strip along the narrow end of the fillo, leaving a
2-inch border. Lift towel, using it to roll leaves over apples, jelly roll
fashion. Brush top of the strudel with butter and sprinkle with 2 T
crumbs. Repeat the entire procedure for the second strudle. Bake the
strudels at 400 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes, until browned. Makes 2
strudels, 6 to 8 servings each. NOTE: Frozen fillo leaves for strudel can
be found at most supermarkets in the frozen foods sections.
From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini