• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 12 Servings

Pear and Fig Strudel

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Figs
  • 1 2/3 c Unsweetened pear juice
  • 10 Ripe pears
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Allspice
  • 1/2 lb Filo dough
  • 1/2 c Melted butter
  • 1 c Toasted wholewheat bread
  • -- crumbs
  • 1/2 c Honey
  • 1/2 c Chopped hazelnuts


Cover the figs with pear juice & bring to a boil, let simmer for 25
minutes. Puree in a blender.

Peel & core the pears & chop into bite-sized pieces. Combine fig paste,
pears & cinnamon & allspice.

Preheat oven to 375F. Butter a 9"x14" baking pan. Layer 10 filo sheets, 2
at a time, brushing butter on every second sheet & spinkling it with
breadcrumbs. Spread pear filling evenly over last sheet. Cover with another
10 sheets of filo, layered as before with butter & breadcrumbs.

Score the top sheet into pieces approx. 3" square. Bake for 35 to 40
minutes & then allow to cool for 15 minutes. Heat the honey, stirring
gently till warm. Drizzle over strudel & top with nuts. Cut with a sharp

"Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant Cookbook"

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?