Apple Betty

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Yield: 1 pan, 12 × 20 in

    48

    portions

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Ingredients U.S. Metric
Peeled, sliced apples 8 lb 4000 g
Sugar 1 lb 8 oz 750 g
Salt 0.25 oz ( tsp) 7 g
Nutmeg 0.08 oz (1 tsp) 2 g
Lemon zest, grated 0.12 oz ( tsp) 3 g
Lemon juice 2 oz 60 mL
Yellow or white cake crumbs 2 lb 1000 g
Butter, melted 8 oz 250 g

Method

Procedure

  1. Combine the apples, sugar, salt, nutmeg, zest, and lemon juice in a bowl. Toss gently until well mixed.
  2. Place one-third of the apple mixture in an even layer in a well-buttered 12 × 20-in. (30 × 50 cm) baking pan.
  3. Top with one-third of the cake crumbs.
  4. Continue until all the apples and crumbs have been used. You will have 3 layers of fruit and 3 layers of crumbs.
  5. Pour the butter evenly over the top.
  6. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 1 hour, until the fruit is tender.