FROM MY BOOKS
POISON TO PURGE
3 baking apples
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 cup milk
cinnamon sugar (about 2 tbsp sugar
to 1/4 tsp
Pare apples and cut into thin slices. Beat eggs
into suds, add sugar and vanilla, beat well. Add
milk and nutmeg, mix well. Preheat oven to 300-325.
Grease baking dish. Line bottom with half the apple
slices. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over them. Pour 1/2
egg mixture over top. Add another layer of the rest
of the apple slices. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar. Pour
in rest of egg mixture. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or
until custard sets.
In the book–and in
Colonial America–this was cooked in a frying pan,
but Pat says "Who wants to stand at a stove?
Especially if you've got guests in for the