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This Apple Brown Betty is made with fresh apples, butter, bread crumbs, cinnamon and more.
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 t Nutmeg Or Mace
1/4 t Cinnamon
1 T Lemon Rind; Grated
2 T 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.