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Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel

Posted on by Kyle Pivnick in Baking, Recipes | No Comments

Apple strudel consists of an oblong strudel pastry jacket with an apple filling inside. Apple strudel dough is a thin, elastic dough.

The oldest known strudel recipe is from 1696, a handwritten recipe housed at the Wienbibliothek im Rathaus.

Whether as a type of sweet or savoury layered pastry with a filling inside, the strudel gained popularity in the 18th century.

Blueberry Scones

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

Posted on by chefscott in Baking, Recipes | No Comments

Scones are a small, single serve, cake-like bread that is believed to have originated from Scotland. The first mention of a scone was from a translation of “The Aeniaid” (1513) by a Scottish poet named Gavin Douglas. Usually the scone is triangular but may be round like a biscuit. Today they can be made in any shape. This recipe makes them triangular which is a really fun shape. I use this recipe when teaching culinary students about how to maximize the use of space on a cookie sheet. Scones are in the same group as the crumpet or muffin. Usually scones are made of wheat, barley, or oatmeal and baking powder to make it rise. This is a quick bread. Why pay $2.95 for each scone when it costs only $.50 cents to make it yourself and you can make a whole bunch of them and freeze them. Scones may …

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