Apple Brown Betty

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Title: Apple Brown Betty
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Fruits, Seasonal, Desserts


1/3 c Butter Or Margarine; Melted
2 c Soft Bread Crumbs
6 c Apples; Pared, Cored And
-Sliced, About 2 Lbs
1/2 c Granulated Or Brown Sugar
1/2 ts Nutmeg Or Mace
1/4 ts Cinnamon
1 tb Lemon Rind; Grated
2 tb Lemon Juice
1/4 c ;Water

Preheat the oven to 375 Degrees F. Toss the bread crumbs with the
melted butter, and arrange 1/3 of the crumb mixture in a greased 1
1/2-quart casserole. Cover with 1/2 of the apples and 1/2 of the
combined mixture, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and rind, blended well.
Cover with 1/3 of the bread mixture, the rest of the apples and the
rest of the combined mixture. Spoon on the lemon mixture, lemon
juice and water combined and well blended, and top with the rest of
the crumbs. Cover and bake in a moderately-hot oven, 375 Degrees F,
for 1/2 hour. Uncover and continue baking for another 1/2 hour or
until the apples are done.

To Serve:

Top with cream, whipped cream with a little cinnamon sprinkled over
the top, grated cheese or ice cream.

Peach Brown Betty

Substitute 6 cups of fresh peaches for the apples in the above recipe.

For 2 to 3 servings

Halve each of the ingredients, make as directed, using a 1-Quart
casserole. Bake, covered, at 350 Degrees F., for 1/2 hour. Uncover
and bake for an additional 1/2 hour or until the apples or peaches
are done.

From: The Good Housekeeping Cookbook Copyright 1949

Posted by: Rich Harper