Brown Betty

Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook time: 45 mins | Total time: 55 mins

Course: Desserts | Servings: 8-10

Difficulty level: Easy


  • 200 grams digestive biscuits
  • 100 grams melted butter
  • 2 apples, cored, peeled and sliced into 5 mm thick slices, and then cut into small bite size pieces
  • Handful of raisins, soaked in warm water for 30 minutes
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 180C
  • Crumble the digestive biscuits into powder. In a bowl, add the crumbed biscuits and melted butter. Mix well
  • Line the bottom of a glass baking dish with the butter-biscuit mixture, pressing slightly with your hands
  • In a separate bowl, add the apples, soaked raisins, lime juice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well
  • Add the apple mix into the baking dish and spread evenly over the biscuit base
  • Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the apple mix
  • Bake for 40-45 mins until cooked
  • Serve hot, as-is or preferably with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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