A Nova Scotian Delight
250 mL all-purpose flour (1 cup)
50 mL firmly packed brown sugar (1/4 cup)
125 mL butter (1/2 cup)
flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.
Press evenly over bottom and 2.5 cm (1 inch) up sides of
a 23 cm (9 inch) springform pan. Bake 10 minutes at 200
°C (400 °F). Remove from oven and reduce temperature
to 180 °C (350 °F).
1 pkg. (250 g) cream cheese (1 pkg)
50 mL granulated sugar (1/4 cup)
5 mL grated lemon rind (1 tsp)
cream cheese, sugar and lemon rind until fluffy. Beat in
egg. Pour into baked crust.
6 Medium Nova Scotia apples, peeled and thinly
25 mL granulated sugar (2 tbsp)
15 mL lemon juice (1 tbsp)
50 mL apple jelly (1/4 cup)
apples, lemon juice and sugar; arrange on cheese layer,
pressing down gently. Bake 35 minutes at 180 °c (350
°F). Melt apple jelly in small saucepan over low heat
and brush over surface of apples. Refrigerate immediately.
10 to 12 servings.
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