We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Apple Brown Betty. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr 5 min to make this recipe. The Apple Brown Betty recipe should make enough food for 4 to 6 servings.
You can add your own personal twist to this Apple Brown Betty recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Apple Brown Betty recipe.
Ingredients for Apple Brown Betty
- 6 apples, Granny Smith or Braeburn, peeled and cored
- 3 lemons, zested and juiced
- 1 1/2 cups unseasoned bread crumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmet
- 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
Directions for Apple Brown Betty
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F with a rack in the center of the oven.
- Place the apples on a flat surface, cut them in half, and then into thin slices. Put them in a medium bowl and coat them with a light layer of zest from 1 of the lemons and all of the lemon juice.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the butter and bread crumbs. Season with salt. Set aside.
- In a third bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Mix to blend and add the apple slices.
- Grease each baking dish with the remaining butter. Layer the bottom with the apples and cover with the bread crumb mixture.
- Cover the dishes tightly with aluminum foil and place in the center of the oven. Bake until the apples are tender when pierced with the tip of a knife, 30 to 45 minutes. Remove the foil, raise the oven temperature to 425 degrees F and bake until the top browns. Serve immediately.
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- Wooden Spoon
Categories in this Recipe
- Easy Dessert Recipes
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- Easy Baking
- Apple Dessert
- Fruit Dessert Recipes
- Apple Recipes
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- Baking – Baking is a method of preparing food that uses dry heat, typically in an oven, but can also be done in hot ashes, or on hot stones. The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked. Heat is gradually transferred “from the surface of cakes, cookies, and breads to their center. As heat travels through, it transforms batters and doughs into baked goods and more with a firm dry crust and a softer center”. Baking can be combined with grilling to produce a hybrid barbecue variant by using both methods simultaneously, or one after the other. Baking is related to barbecuing because the concept of the masonry oven is similar to that of a smoke pit.Because of historical social and familial roles, baking has traditionally been performed at home by women for day-to-day meals and by men in bakeries and restaurants for local consumption. When production was industrialized, baking was automated by machines in large factories. The art of baking remains a fundamental skill and is important for nutrition, as baked goods, especially breads, are a common and important food, both from an economic and cultural point of view. A person who prepares baked goods as a profession is called a baker. On a related note, a pastry chef is someone who is trained in the art of making pastries, desserts, bread and other baked goods.
- Lemon – The lemon (Citrus limon) is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia, primarily Northeast India (Assam), Northern Myanmar or China.The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses. The pulp and rind are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, with a pH of around 2.2, giving it a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade and lemon meringue pie.
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