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Apple Brown Betty

Yield 8 servings
This classic recipe came from the need to use stale bread and whatever fruit happened to be around, which frequently meant apples.

Ingredients

  • 4 (1-ounce) slices bread
  • 3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, melted
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 6 cups sliced peeled Granny Smith apple (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups vanilla low-fat ice cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 284
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 7.8 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 3.6 g
  • carbohydrate 55.8 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 21 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 200 mg
  • calcium 121 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Place bread in a food processor or blender; process until finely ground to measure 2 cups. Combine breadcrumbs and butter; set aside. Combine sugars and next 3 ingredients (sugars through allspice) in a large bowl. Stir in apple and the next 4 ingredients (apple through vanilla). Spoon 3 cups apple mixture into an 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup breadcrumb mixture. Top with remaining apple and breadcrumb mixtures. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Spoon into 8 serving bowls; top each with 1/2 cup ice cream.