Friar's Omelet

Recipe by Charlotte J
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a Dutch oven, place a steamer basket over, but not touching, boiling water.
  • Add apples to steamer basket.
  • Cover and steam the apples for 15 to 20 minutes or until very soft.
  • Remove apples to a large mixing bowl.
  • Mash with a potato masher or large spoon.
  • Cool 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together the bread crumbs and melted butter; set aside.
  • Stir sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, and egg yolks into mashed apples.
  • In a medium bowl beat egg whites with an electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold into apple mixture.
  • Sprinkle 1/3 cup of the crumb mixture over the bottom of an ungreased 2-quart square baking dish or a 1 1/2-quart souffle dish.
  • Spoon apple mixture evenly on top of crumbs.
  • Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.
  • Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 30 to 35 minutes for the square dish or 40 to 45 minutes for the souffle dish or until puffed and golden and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • To serve, spoon warm mixture into dessert dishes.
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