• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 10 minutes
  • Serving For 3 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Description

Take a break from savoury flavours and indulge in this caramelised Apple Strudel with Pecans and Cream Custard, perfect for afternoon tea with friends. 

Recipe and photo courtesy of Mission Foods.


Recipe Ingredient

  • 3pcs plain pizza crust
  • 400g green apple, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2tbsp butter
  • 100g sugar
  • 100g pecan or almonds
  • 150g Dry Marie biscuits
  • 1/2tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100g icing sugar
  • cream custard sauce (recipe as per below)
  • mint leaves, for garnishing
  • Cream Custard
  • 2large egg yolks, from free-range eggs
  • 2tbsp corn flour
  • 25g sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod, split lengthways and seeds scraped, or ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 250ml milk
  • 220ml creamor double cream

Instructions

    Cream Custard
  1. Whisk egg yolks, corn flour, and sugar and vanilla seeds in a medium saucepan.
  2. Gradually whisk in the milk and cream then place the pan over a low heat and cook gently for 6-8 minutes, whisking constantly, until smooth and thick. Do not allow the custard to boil.
  3. To prepare Apple Strudel Pizza with Pecans and Cream Custard
  4. Bake nuts in the oven (180°C) for 5 minutes and let it cool down. Chop nuts coarsely.
  5. Crush Marie biscuits but not into too small pieces.
  6. Heat butter and 100gm sugar until sugar caramelised. You can help this process with a little bit of water. Lower the heat, then add the green apples and cook for approximately 2 minutes.
  7. Add in the crushed Marie biscuits, the nuts and continue cooking for another 2 minutes so it becomes thick. You can add more biscuits or sugar according to preference.
  8. Remove pan from heat and let it cool down.
  9. Place plain pizza crust on a baking tray. Spread the apple strudel mixture evenly over the surface of the pizza crust.
  10. Sprinkle over with icing sugar and bake in the oven (180°C) for approximately 4 minutes.
  11. Remove pizza from oven, cut the pizza into slice and serve with custard cream sauce.

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