Courtesy Chef Roberta Blake
New England Culinary Institute (NECI)
5 cups peeled, sliced, tart apples
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon soft butter
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt (optional)
2 tablespoons soft butter
1 egg, beaten slightly
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Lightly coat a 9 X 9 X 1 3/4 inch baking pan with a non-stick spray.
Toss all filling ingredients, except butter, together.
Place in pan, add 1/4 cup water and dot with butter.
Mix all batter ingredients together, beat until smooth.
Using a serving spoon, drop batter in 9 even portions over the apple mix.
Bake 35 - 40 minutes.
Serve with fresh cream or ice cream.