Delicious apple pudding for 200 people is a very popular dessert in the fall or for any season. Great for schools, churches and special functions.

 Apple Pudding for 200 People

Apple Part:
8 - #10 cans sliced waterpack apples
16 c. sugar
16 tbs corn starch
8 tsp salt
8 tbs cinnamon

12 c. flour
5# butter, melted
5 c. brown sugar
2 tbs cinnamon
6 c. chopped walnuts (somewhat fine, but not powdery)

open apples and place one can each into 8 full size 2" hotel pans, undrained, and smooth out with each pan spread evenly, 2 c. sugar, 2 tbs corn starch, 1tbs cinnamon, 1 tsp salt. Take rubber spatula (scraper) and spread evenly across pan of apple to evenly distribute ingredients.

Topping part:

In mixer bowl place the following:
Flour, cinnamon, brown sugar and chopped walnuts and mix. Then add melted butter and mix until incorporated. Spread over top of apple pans evenly and gently pat down. Place in convection oven at 300* (conventional oven 325*)for one hour, check doneness and may need to bake for another 20-30 minutes. Top should be a nice brown color and apples tender. Serve hot or cold. Great with ice cream.