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From: Linda Klew <>
Subject: Re: [FEEFHS] Strudel recipes - the filling
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 11:40:32 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <cc1b17350901211114m2b21f35dl3122bd366e047b64@mail.gmail.com>


This recipe is awesome always wondered how they rolled the dough. Thank you so much..

Linda Klewinowski


--- On Wed, 1/21/09, Gina <> wrote:

From: Gina <>
Subject: Re: [FEEFHS] Strudel recipes - the filling
To:
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 2:14 PM

Kathy said:
>>>>I was glad to receive the dough recipes, I might once again
give this a
try;
in fact I can almost smell it cooking. :) >>>>>

I can almost smell it now, too! Between the recipe and your wonderfully
vivid recollection of the method, I have a feeling that many of us may now
be brave enough to give the apple strudel a try! Thank you for sharing that
info with us....Gina


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Kathi Dundas
<>wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I used to help my grandmother (Croatian) make apple strudel on the table
> with a tablecloth. I never knew exactly how to make the dough recipe,
> because she used her hand as a measuring cup. I do, however, remember the
> rest of the procedure.
>
> She would spread the table cloth (and the table had the leaf in), sprinkle
> flour over the entire surface, and plop the dough in the center. Then she
> would use the rolling pin to spread the dough out into a circle about the
> size of a round table. After that she would reach under the dough and
> gently start stretching it in all directions until it was as big as the
> oval
> table. (I was never allowed to help with this part).
>
> Then we would spread grated apples, corn flakes (I think these were used
so
> less apples could be used), raisins, sugar and cinnamon over the entire
> oval
> of dough. Next she took a cube of butter and sliced off thin pieces to
> place around in a random pattern. We would then stand on one side of the
> table, flip a little line of the dough over to start it, and grab the
table
> cloth to roll the whole thing up like a jelly roll. Carefully she would
> take
> the end and circle it around until it was oval shape. She would then get
> the
> pre-buttered (I think it was about 11X14? (large))baking pan and carefully
> lift the whole thing up and in the pan. I think she may have put the pan
> over the top and used the tablecloth to help flip it in the pan. Next,
> melted butter was poured over the entire thing and it was baked for
> somewhere around an hour at 350. You could tell when it was done, because
> it smelled divine.
>
> I was glad to receive the dough recipes, I might once again give this a
> try;
> in fact I can almost smell it cooking. :)
>
> Kathi
>
>
>
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