Apple Raspberry Brown Betty

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  • prep 20 min    cook 30 min
  • serves 6

The type of fruit used for the filling can be adjusted depending on what’s in season. Top with low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt to finish off this treat.


  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/4 cup apple or currant jelly
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 5 apples (1 1/4 pounds), unpeeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup currants or raisins
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries (no sugar added),thawed


  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 3 tablespoons fresh bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    How to make it  50 minutes

  • 1

    Lightly grease an 8-inch-square baking dish. In a large saucepan combine apple juice, apple jelly, and cornstarch. Stir until blended.

  • 2

    Stir in apples and cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Gently fold currants or raisins into mixture and then spoon into the baking dish. Layer the raspberries on top.

  • 3

    Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl combine the topping ingredients and mix well. Sprinkle over the fruit and bake until topping is nicely browned, about 25-30 minutes.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 193
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 37mg
  • Carbs: 43g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fiber: 4g

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