Apple Betty is a classic American dessert made with apples, sugar, and butter, topped with a breadcrumb or pastry topping. It is similar to other fruit desserts like crisps and cobblers. The basic recipe involves layering sliced or diced apples with sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes other spices, then topping the mixture with a crumbly mixture made from flour, sugar, butter, and sometimes oats or nuts.The dish is baked until the apples are tender and the topping is golden and crispy. Apple Betty is often served warm and is sometimes accompanied by whipped cream, ice cream, or a drizzle of caramel sauce.There are many variations of Apple Betty, and the name might change based on the region or personal preferences. Some recipes use different fruits, such as peaches or berries, and the toppings can vary as well. Despite the variations, the dish typically features a comforting blend of baked fruit and a crunchy, sweet topping.
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