Pear Strudel
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10
  • 6 pears
  • 30g butter
  • ½ c sugar
  • 1t cinnamon
  • ½ c water
  • 12 sheets filo pastry
  • 100g butter (melted)
  1. Peel and dice the pears into 1cm cubes.
  2. Heat the butter in a frypan on medium.
  3. Stir through the pear. Cook for a few minutes.
  4. Add in the brown sugar and cinnamon, and stir to coat the pears.
  5. Add the water to the pan, and simmer until the liquid reduces to a thick syrup that coats the pears.
  6. Allow the pear mixture to cool.
  7. Layer 6 sheets of filo pastry together by brushing each one with melted butter and then stacking them on top of each other.
  8. Repeat with the second 6 sheets of pastry.
  9. Place the two stacks of pastry sheets end to end, with 3 centimeters overlapping.
  10. Pour the cooled pears evenly on the short end of the pastry.
  11. Roll the pears in the pastry. Continue so that the pastry makes many layers around the pears.
  12. Place carefully on a lined baking tray.
  13. Bake at 200*c for 30 minutes.
Recipe by Country Life Experiment at