Dilly (Sapodilla) Crumble

bullet4 lb. Dillies
bullet1/2 c. white sugar
bullet1/2 tsp. nutmeg
bullet1/2 tsp. lemon juice
bullet3/4 c. brown sugar
bullet1/2 c. butter
bullet1 c. sifted flour
bullet1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind

Peel dillies & slice thinly.  Fill pie plate generously.  Squeeze lemon juice over dillies & sprinkle with a mixture of white sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon & rind.   Cream butter & brown sugar together.  Add flour & beat until the mixture appears granular.  Spread over dilly.   Bake in 350 degree F. oven for 1 hour.  Allow to cool slightly, cut into wedges.  May be served with hard sauce.

Hard Sauce:

1/2 box confectioners sugar


1 1/2 Tbsp. vanilla


1/2 lb. butter


1 egg

Beat butter & sugar together for 15 min. Add vanilla & egg & continue to beat until fluffy.

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Recipe by Mrs. Flo Major.