Crisp Apple Brown Betty


Preparation info

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Appears in

The Quinoa Cookbook

The Quinoa Cookbook

By Penny Doyle

Published 2013

  • About

The original Brown Betty recipe, using breadcrumbs, originated in late 19th-century America, and was probably a frugal way of using up stale bread and windfall apples. The winning combination of apples, sugar and spices rarely fails, and this quinoa-rich recipe is no exception. Here quinoa flakes replace the breadcrumbs.


  • 75 g/3 oz/6 tbsp butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 115 <


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Butter a deep, heatproof dish, approximately 18 cm/7