Apple Pear Brown Betty


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Layers of fresh fruit alternate with a tasty bread mixture made with cinnamon and nutmeg.

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  • 3 Granny Smith Apples
  • 3 Ripe pears
  • 1 Tbs. Lemon juice
  • 5 Slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/4 C. Melted butter
  • 1 Tbs. Granulated sugar
  • 2/3 C. Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. Nutmeg

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Peel and slice apples and pears into thin slices. Cube the whole wheat bread slices. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Toss apples and pears with lemon juice in bowl. Toss bread cubes/crumbs with butter and sugar in another bowl. Combine brown sugar, lemon peel, cinnamon and nutmeg in bowl. Spread half of fruit in 9" square baking dish. Sprinkle with half the bread cubes and then half the sugar mixture. Repeat layering. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minuets more. Serve with custard sauce.

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