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Apple pan dowdy

This is a dessert with a crumbly topping made with oatmeal, butter and sugar, sometimes know as deep dish cobbler.


6 apple (large, peeled and sliced)
1⁄2 c sugar
1 1⁄2 t cinnamon
1 t nutmeg
1⁄2 c butter (and a little more for the pan)
3⁄4 c brown sugar
3⁄4 c oatmeal


Heat oven to 180-200º C and butter a small casserole dish.

Arrange the apple slices at the bottom.

Sprinkle the apples with the white sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg.

Mix oatmeal, butter, brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg until they have a crumby texture.

Place the this mixture on top of the apple slices in the casserole dish.

Bake for 35-40 minutes.

Serve warm.

Total time
1 hour
Cooking time
Preparation time
6 servings


Break the topping a little, place portions in a bowls and serve with vanilla ice cream.

Sprinkle some lemon juice over the apples to prevent discoloration.


Canadian cuisine

Foods with cinnamon for all seasons

easy, baking
fruit, dessert
Canadian food recipes 
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