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Apple Strudel Cake

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WW Freestyle: 13
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
This beautiful Apple Strudel Cake is a fun take on the classic Apple Strudel dessert, filled with a deliciously spiced apple cranberry filling.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 322
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • butter for cake pan
  • 1 sleeve phyllo sheets (about 20 phyllo sheets), divided
  • 8 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup craisins (dried cranberries)
  • 3 large granny smith apples , peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • lemon zest of 1 whole lemon
  • 1/2 lemon , juiced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 3 tablespoons butter , cut into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons raw sugar

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Butter an 8-inch springform pan on the bottom and up the sides; set aside.
  • Combine apple juice and craisins in a small bowl; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine apples, lemon juice, lemon zest, ground cinnamon, brown sugar, chopped pecans, and butter.
  • Stir in apple juice and craisins.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Set aside.
  • Unfold phyllo sheets.
  • Place a phyllo sheet in the bottom of the prepared cake pan.
  • Brush with melted butter, folding in the sides of the phyllo sheet so to fit the pan. Do not fold the sides before brushing the sheet with butter because, if dry, it will break.
  • Top with nine more sheets, brushing each sheet with melted butter before adding the next.
  • As you work, keep the unused stack of phyllo sheets covered so they don't dry up.
  • Spread the apple mixture over the phyllo sheets.
  • Top with remaining 10 phyllo sheets, tucking in each sheet around the apple mixture.
  • Brush each sheet with melted butter, including the top sheet.
  • Sprinkle top phyllo sheet with raw sugar.
  • Bake for 32 to 35 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Let cool before removing ring from cake pan.
  • Cut and serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 
Nutrition Facts
Apple Strudel Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 250mg10%
Potassium 120mg3%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 415IU8%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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