Baked Apple Pudding

serves 4 to 6

  • 1 1/2 cup natural applesauce

beat together until creamy.

1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Gradually stir in flour, alternating with the lemon juice and half and half; stir until well blended.

3 large egg whites

Beat eggwhites to firm peaks

Dash salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar

Fold egg whites gently into the first mixture, just until incorporated throughout the batter. Pour into a 1 1/2-quart souffle dish. Set souffle dish in a larger pan with about 1 inch of hot water. Bake at 350° until top is set, about 35 to 45 minutes.