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Recipe: Amish Apple Grunt

|February 25, 2011|read comments (2)
Author: Mama's Kitchen

Grunts are not the sounds you make – they are a stewed or baked fruit dish. A biscuit dough is rolled and placed over the top of the fruits. Also call “slumps”.



Preheat oven to 375* F. and butter a baking dish; set aside.


In large bowl, cream:
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter


Beat in:
1 large egg – mix well


In medium bowl, whisk together:
1 cup flour
½ teaspoon Kosher salt
½ teaspoon baking powder**


In small bowl or cup, combine:
½ cup buttermilk** or sour milk
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon baking soda


Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and add milk mixture at the same time.


Stir in:
2 cups apples, peeled, cored and sliced
Pour into prepared pan.


Sprinkle with Crumb Mixture.



Crumb Mixture


In small bowl, combine, blending until mixture resembles crumbs:
6 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed**
1 ½ tablespoons flour
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 ½ tablespoons butter (not margarine)
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until cake tests done and apples are tender.


Serve with cream, ice cream or frozen yogurt.


Serves 4


**You can easily make your own when in a pinch or to save money!


To make sour milk for this recipe:

Place 2 teaspoons white vinegar in measuring cup and add milk to measure ½ cup; let sit for 10 minutes.


To make your own buttermilk for this recipe:

Place 1 tablespoon white vinegar n measuring cup and add milk to measure ½ cup; stir; then stir in ½ teaspoon baking soda.