Vanilla Fruit Strudel

    55 min

    Light flaky pastry filled with vanilla fruit and crunchy cereal – delicious served warm with a dollop of reduced-fat crème fraiche.

    London, England, UK
    3 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 350g/12oz ripe plums, halved, destoned and sliced
    • 4 ripe nectarines, halved, destoned and sliced
    • 65g/1½ oz multigrain hoops cereal, such as Cheerios
    • 1 medium orange, juice only
    • 1 vanilla pod, halved and seeds scraped out
    • 1 tbsp brown sugar
    • 175g/6oz filo pastry
    • light olive oil spray
    • 1½ tbsp flaked almonds
    • icing sugar for dusting

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 200C/400F/Gas 6.
    2. In a large bowl mix together the plums, nectarines, cereal, orange juice, vanilla seeds and brown sugar. Set to one side.
    3. Cover the table with a clean tea towel or cloth.
    4. Lay out the filo slightly overlapping by 10cm/4in into a 30cm/12in square. Lightly spray with light olive oil.
    5. Scatter the fruit and cereal mixture evenly over the filo pastry leaving a 2.5cm/1in border.
    6. Roll up using the cloth to help you. Transfer the strudel onto the centre of a non-stick baking tray lined with baking parchment and shape into a crescent.
    7. Lightly spray the strudel with a little more light olive oil and scatter over the almonds. Bake in the oven for approx 35/40 minutes until crisp and golden.
    8. Dust with icing sugar and serve warm.


    Per serving:
    196 cals (9.8% GDA)
    3.6g fat (5.1% GDA)
    0.4g saturates (2% GDA)
    18.6g sugar (20.7% GDA)
    0.4g salt (6.6% GDA)
    ½ serving of whole grain

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    Altered ingredient amounts. I used Honey Nut Cereal for this and it was absolutely perfect! The honey flavouring was ideal and it added just the right amount of crunch.  -  15 Mar 2011