Definition of Brown betty

1. Noun. Baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs.

Generic synonyms: Pudding

Definition of Brown betty

1. Noun. A simple American baked pudding made with layers of sweetened and spiced fruit (usually apple) and buttered breadcrumbs. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brown Betty

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Literary usage of Brown betty

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1. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"Eve's Pudding, and brown betty. Chop fine six ounces of bread and *ir sour apples ; add six eggs and sir ounces of sugar well beaten together ; six ounces ..."

2. The Rumford Complete Cookbook by Lily Haxworth Wallace, Rumford Chemical Works (1908)
"brown betty 2 cups fine bread crumbs. 3 cups stewed sweetened apples. 3 tablespoons butter. Melt the butter and add the crumbs, stirring till they have ..."

3. A Boy's Adventures in the Wilds of Australia: Or, Herbert's Note-book by William Howitt (1855)
"Perhaps, we said, he was a terrible fellow, that made them all afraid; and so we dubbed him BLUE BEARD, and the little brown hen LITTLE brown betty, ..."

4. Oxford Night Caps, Being a Collection of Receipts for Making Various by Richard Cook (1871)
"brown betty. brown betty does not differ materially from the preceding; it is said to have derived its name from one of the fair sex, ..."

5. The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men William Hone by William Hone (1841)
"brown betty. To make a brown Betty you must dissolve a pound of brown sugar in a pint of water ; slice a lemon into it ; let it stand a quarter of an hour ..."

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