Peach-Berry Betty

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Peaches, Fruits, Berries, Desserts

1/2 c Sugar 1 tb All-purpose flour 1/2 ts Ground nutmeg 3 c Fresh peaches or nectarines; -peeled and, sliced 2 c Fresh raspberries or -blueberries 1/4 c Orange juice or water 4 c Soft bread crumbs;, (5 -slices) 1/4 c Coconut 2 tb Butter; melted 1/8 ts Ground nutmeg For filling, stir together sugar, flour, and the 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. Add fruit; stir in juice or water. Toss to coat. Add 2 cups breadcrumbs; toss; till mixed. Transfer to ungreased 2-quart square baking dish. For topping, combine remaining bread cubes and coconut. Stir together butter and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg; drizzle onto bread cube mixture. Toss gently to coat. Sprinkle topping onto filling. Bake in a 375 oven for 25 to 35 minutes or till fruit is tender and topping is golden. Makes 6 servings. Recipe by: BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS MAGAZINE -- SEPTEMBER 1996 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #678 by essie49@juno.com (Ethel R Snyder) on Jul 18, 1997