Chef Jose Cifuentes from Crowne Plaza Addison makes an easy and delicious dessert.
Green apples 3 each, peeled and sliced
Sugar 1 cup
Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp.
Water 1 ½ cup
Corn starch 4 tbsp.
Puff pastry dough 1 piece, each piece 4 x 2 in size
Fresh egg 1 each
In a sauce pan, mix 1 cup of water, cinnamon, and sugar, then bring to a boil.
Take sliced apples and put them in the pan and cook for about 5-7 minutes on low heat.
Take ½ cup of water and mix with corn starch, make sure that the corn starch is fully dissolved. Add corn starch mixture to the pot, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute.
Remove apple mixture from the fire and set aside to cool.
Take pastry dough and cut into 8 pieces, 4 x 2 in size, lay pieces on a baking pan and set aside.
Take the egg and whisk lightly with a fork, then add 1 tbsp. of water. Brush egg wash around the edges of the pastry dough.
Add apple mixture to the pastry dough leaving space around the edges; take another piece of pastry dough to cover the mixture, and press all around the edges of the pastry to seal.
Brush top of the pastry with egg wash. Repeat these steps until all the pastry dough and apple mixture is finished.
Bake Strudels at 325f for 25 minutes or until golden.
Sprinkle Strudels with sugar.