Melt the butter and add the crumbs; mix the sugar, spice and lemon rind. Put one-fourth of the crumbs in the bottom of a buttered dish. Then one-half of the apples. Sprinkle with one-half of the sugar and spice, then add another quarter of the crumbs, the remainder of the apples, and the sugar and spice. Sprinkle the lemon juice over this and the water, and put the rest of the crumbs over the top. Cover closely, cook 45 minutes in the oven, uncover, brown quickly. To be eaten plain or with sweetened cream.
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