Breakfast Omelettes Scottish
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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 (350°F/180°C/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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