3 large Granny Smith apples, sliced
3/4 cup brown sugar
4 eggs, separated, room temp
3 generous tablespoons butter
Juice from 1/2 lemon
Zest from 1/2 lemon
Cinnamon to taste
Whipped cream (optional)
Preheat oven to 325°F.
1. In an 8" cast iron skillet, saute apples over medium heat in butter with 1/4 cup of the brown sugar and lemon juice until glazed, turning frequently.
2. Beat egg whites to soft peaks. Add 1/4 cup brown sugar and beat until stiff. Beat yolks with 1/4 Cup brown sugar and lemon zest until thick and lemon colored. Fold in whites.
3. Sprinkle apples in pan with cinnamon. Spoon whites over apples and bake at 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and set.
Serve immediately, flipped over and topped with whipped cream if using.