Apple Brown Betty

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This is a great recipe to use up leftover stale bread! Try to use Granny Smith apples for this if not use a firm baking apple, you can add in some frozen cranberries or fresh blueberries in with the apples if desired, just reduce the apples slightly :)

Top Review by Lula1026

This turned out wonderful. I added raisins and chopped pecans as that's how my mom makes her brown betty. She agrees this is a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter an 8-inch baking dish.
  3. In a food processor process the bread until finely ground (you should have 2 cups of breadcrumbs).
  4. In a bowl combine the breadcrumbs with melted butter; set aside.
  5. In a large bowl combine the white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, pinch salt and allspice.
  6. Add in the apple slices, apple cider, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla; toss well to combine.
  7. Spoon about 3 cups apple mixture into the baking dish, then sprinkle with half of the breadcrumb mixture.
  8. Top with remaining apple mixture, then remaining breadcrumb mixture.
  9. Bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until bubbly.
  10. Cool on a wire rack then spoon into serving dishes.
  11. Top with vanilla ice cream.

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