Friar's Omelette
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Friar's Omelette
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:28:49 AM. Recipe ID 64349. Report a problem with this recipe.
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Friar's Omelette is a traditional Scottish recipe, for an egg recipe with apple usually 
being its main ingredient, however apple can be substituted for other fruit such a 
rhubarb, plums (with stones removed) or blackberry.


    * 6 medium cooking apples
    * 4 ounces (125g or one stick) butter plus butter for greasing a baking dish
    * 2 ounces (50g or 4 tablespoons) white sugar
    * 1 ounce (25g or rounded tablespoon) white sugar for decoration
    * 2 eggs, well beaten
    * 4 ounces (125g or 1 cup) breadcrumbs
    * a quarter pint (150mL) water
    * a squeeze of lemon juice


   1. Peel and core the apples, slice and place in a saucepan with the water.
   2. Cook until soft (similar to apple sauce), then remove from heat and add butter, 
sugar and lemon juice; mix well.
   3. While this is cooling, beat the eggs very well - when the apple mixture is cool, 
mix in the eggs as well.
   4. Butter a deep baking dish and spread the breadcrumbs around it so that they stick 
to the bottom and the sides, keeping a good amount for the top.
   5. Pour the apple and egg mixture into the dish and cover with a thick layer of 
   6. Bake in a moderate oven (350F/180C/Gas Mark 4) for about half an hour.
   7. Turn out onto a flat dish and sprinkle with sugar before serving.

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Recipe ID 64349 (Nov 18, 2007)

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