Definition of Brown Betty in US English:

Brown Betty


North American
  • A baked pudding made with apples or other fruit and breadcrumbs.

    • ‘If you're wondering what to do with all the apples you bought at the orchard or farmstand, this Apple Brown Betty recipe will do the trick.’
    • ‘The most familiar one is the Apple Brown Betty, made with sliced apples and brown sugar.’
    • ‘I kept reminding myself to pick up a Brown Betty while we were out.’
    • ‘Apple Brown Betty is one of the oldest desserts in American culinary history, dating back to colonial times.’