Cinnamon Crust

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in
American Baking

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1986

  • About

Chopped apples are mixed with an egg and cinnamon-sugar batter. When it is baked a hard cinnamon crust appears, which hides the soft apples below.


  • 2 eggs
  • 250 g (8 oz) soft dark or light brown sugar


Preheat the oven. Using an electric beater, whisk the eggs and sugar for about 4 minutes, until pale and thick. Whisk in the dry ingredients just long enough to blend them. Stir in the apples, raisins and walnuts. Butter a 20 cm (8-