Definition of strudel in English:



  • A dessert of thin pastry rolled up round a fruit filling and baked.

    [with modifier] ‘apple strudel’
    • ‘The eggs are firm, and cooked to perfection, the strudel crisp and the tattie scone defiantly light.’
    • ‘Central and Eastern Europe's cuisines would be remiss without grated crumbs for their schnitzels, matzos, and strudels.’
    • ‘Roll the strudel upon itself, like you would a jelly-roll, starting on a long side of the rectangle.’
    • ‘The three-course meal - spinach and Stilton soup, steamed fillet of cod, apple and sultana strudel is also a hit.’
    • ‘Most days, she looks as if she'd like to stuff your apple strudel right to the back of your throat.’
    • ‘Place the strudels in the fryer until golden brown, about two minutes.’
    • ‘Inferior strudels have a thick nutty paste which is invariably too sticky and too sweet.’
    • ‘The bakery offers a range of strudels, including apple and cherry, as well as veggie-based versions.’
    • ‘His vegetable plate, anchored by a pea pancake, white-bean-and-spring-green strudel, and stuffed onion, is the best in town.’
    • ‘Dust the strudel tuiles with powdered sugar and reserve.’
    • ‘This Austro-Hungarian sweet apple strudel is a fine place to start; the warmly spicy grated apple makes every bite a juicy one.’
    • ‘The strudels of thin pastry enriched with fat are sweet in Central Europe, and sweet or savoury by the time they reach the Balkans.’
    • ‘The homemade strudel was plump with seasoned apples in a light pastry casing.’
    • ‘While I did learn to make pies and strudel from scratch last year, I'd hardly say that I took a major step in last year's resolution to learn to bake.’
    • ‘Take your pick from muffins and scones, quick breads, pies and strudels and brownies, cookies.’
    • ‘Like the phyllo and strudel doughs of Europe, making the dough is an acquired skill that takes most Moroccans years to master.’
    • ‘At the end there are pastries and strudels of the sort that would be the toast of Vienna.’
    • ‘For dessert, we shared an apple strudel included in the table d'hôte.’
    • ‘The strawberry mousse and apple strudel for dessert did the rest.’
    • ‘The desserts - a tall ice-cream sundae, wedges of cheesecake, Key-lime pie, and fat, flaky strudel - are all good enough, provided you have the room.’
    pastry, flan, tartlet, quiche, strudel
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From German Strudel, literally whirlpool.