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Apple Brown Betty

Total Time
1 hr 20 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
This Betty got a makeover, and she looks great! Fat and calories were reduced, but not flavorful layers of cinnamon-infused bread and sweet apples.
Ingredients

olive oil cooking spray

1 spray(s)

oatmeal bread

8 slice(s), cut into 1/2-inch cubes

reduced-calorie margarine

¼ cup(s), melted

sugar

1 Tbsp

ground cinnamon

¾ tsp

fresh apple(s)

4 medium, Granny Smith or McIntosh, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

fresh currants

¼ cup(s)

fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp

packed light brown sugar

¼ cup(s)

vanilla extract

1 tsp

ground nutmeg

¼ tsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine bread cubes, margarine, granulated sugar and cinnamon; toss to combine. Arrange 1/3 of bread cube mixture in bottom of prepared pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine apples, currants, lemon juice, brown sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Spoon 1/2 of the apple mixture over bread layer. Top with 1/3 more bread cubes, remaining apple mixture and then remaining bread cubes.
  4. Cover with foil and bake 45 minutes. Uncover and bake until top is golden brown, about 15 minutes more. Cut into 8 pieces and serve hot.

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