is an Apple Brown Betty?
back to the early American Colonial days, a "betty"
was a baked pudding made with layers of sweetened or
spiced fruit and bread crumbs. Some food historians
believe that this came about because of the limited
facilities to make pie crusts, so bread crumbs worked very
well for this type of bread pudding dessert. In fact in
those days no one wasted food, so bread crumbs served very
well in desserts, stews and casseroles.
is usually served with a lemon sauce and/or whipped cream.
The most familiar one is the Apple Brown Betty, made with
sliced apples and brown sugar.
our Apple Brown Betty dessert recipes and many more
dessert apple recipes.
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