western apple betty

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By Lyn Starr
from Bakersfield, CA

My Grams (Grandma Berry) was the best baker and cook in the whole world, or so I thought! (well, I did have lots and lots of others think so too!!)

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For western apple betty

  • 2 c
    soft fine bread crumbs, (press down lightly in cup)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted, or margarine
  • 5
    cooking apples
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    allspice
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated orange rind

How To Make western apple betty

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375. Grease shallow pan.
  • 2
    Combine bread crumbs and melted butter; place 1/2 the mixture in bottom of pan.
  • 3
    Peel, core and thinly slice apples and arrange over crumbs.
  • 4
    Mix together sugar, salt and spices. Sprinkle over apples; top with remaining crumbs.
  • 5
    Pour orange juice over crumbs, sprinkle with rind.
  • 6
    Bake about 45 minutes or until apples are tender and crumbs are browned.
  • 7
    Serve hot with hard sauce.
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