British Recipes > Friar's Omelette Hampshire

How to make Friar's Omelette Hampshire:
There are different recipes for Friar's omelette, some of which are merely a sweet omelette filled with jam or stewed fruit. This recipe makes a far more substantial fruit and egg pudding.


6 good cooking apples
2 tablespoons sugar
grated lemon rind
4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
6 tablespoons butter
4 egg yolks
cloves or nutmeg to flavour
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- Peel, core and slice the apples, stew in a little water until soft.
- Cream the butter and sugar together.
- Add lemon rind, pulp and grated cloves or nutmeg to creamed butter and sugar mix.
- Grease a pie dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
- Beat the yolks into the stewed apple in the saucepan.
- Pour this into the pie dish. - Spoon the cream butter mixture over the apples, cover with breadcrumbs, put small pats of butter on top and bake in a moderate oven 160oc/325of/gas mark3 for 1 1/2 hours till firm and set.