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Apple Brown Betty

Another fantastic vintage recipe!
Course Dessert
Keyword apples, pie, vintage
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 3 cups Dried Bread Crumbs
  • 2 cups Sliced Tart Apples
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp Cinnamon


  • Preheat over to 350°
  • Peel, core and slice apples. Place slices in a bowl of cold water with a touch of lemon juice.
  • Mix both sugars with some cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Grease a baking pan and cover with a cup of the breadcrumbs. Lay apple slices on top.
  • Sprinkle the apple layer with sugar mixture and dot each apple with butter.
  • Repeat layer of breadcrumbs, apples, sugar and butter.
  • Pour water over apples and spread last cup of breadcrumbs on top.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes. Remove and let stand.