Apple, Pistachio & Chocolate Strudel

Servings: 6-8
Prep. Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Apple, Pistachio & Chocolate Strudel is a twist on the traditional Strudel recipe. If you’ve got a sweet tooth or you’re simply craving a treat this weekend, then you need to give this recipe a go.


For the Pistachio Cream:

  • 80g salted butter
  • 40g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 50g pistachios

For the Apple Filling:

  • 4 apples, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 tbsp.ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 30g dark chocolate, crushed
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 20g sugar and crushed pistachios mix
  • 4 sheets of filo pastry


  1. Preheat the oven to 190 ̊C / 375 ̊F / gas mark 5.
  2. Mix the brown sugar and butter together in the Mini Prep Pro.
  3. Then add the egg and mix thoroughly, before adding in the pistachios and ground almonds and mixing again.
  4. Set the pistachio cream aside, at room temperature.
  5. In a bowl, mix together the apples, ground cinnamon and brown sugar.
  6. Put the apple mixture evenly onto a baking tray and bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Once cooked, set aside to cool. Turn the oven down to 180 ̊C / 350 ̊F / gas mark 4.
  7. Brush the first sheet of filo pastry with melted butter, then cover this will another sheet of pastry.
  8. Repeat this until all 4 sheets of pastry have been used.
  9. Spread the pistachio cream onto the last sheet of pastry and then arrange the apples, in two strips, evenly spaced across the width of the pastry.
  10. Sprinkle over the crushed chocolate and roll the Strudel across the width of the pastry.
  11. Brush with some melted butter and sprinkle with the pistachio and sugar mix.
  12. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes.