Bayhill, I think you should consider renaming this recipe: something flashy, like "Super-duper Apple Delight" or "Quick and Tasty Apple Treat"... I think maybe the current name is a little unassuming, 'cause WOW, what a great surprise I had when I made this delightful apple dessert yesterday afternoon! Not only was it delicious and lovely to look at but it was ridiculously easy to put together! I made one deviation from the recipe; I used pecans instead of walnuts (because I didn't have them on hand). I used Granny Smith Apples, and cut the cubes quite small. The top was crispy/ golden brown, and the inside was crumbly/moist. Just what you want in an apple dessert! My thanks to you again, Bayhill, for winning the football pool and giving me another reason to discover such a great recipe!
Just tried it hot out of the oven. Came out mostly like a bread...like zucchini. banana, carrot bread. Will try some with ice cream once the boys are in bed later. Seems to need another dimension...maybe raisins and nutmeg added. Came out a nice deep brown, smells wonderful and made enough to enjoy for days (may freeze some). Made for PAC Spring 2009.
This is a good dessert for vegans, those with egg allergies or lactose intolerance. I agree with Jazziegirl that this was much like an apple bread pudding; it has the texture of bread pudding, so if you like that, this is your dessert. This is an interesting method and I wasn't sure what to expect when putting it together. This is good to make when you have an abundance of apples on hand and not much else. I think the 2 cups of sugar was a little excessive; probably 1 1/2 cups would be enough and plenty sweet.
We did not like this. It took forever to cook and it came out like a bread pudding.
What a wonderful aroma while this was baking. It was certainly easy to make. I will definately make this again. Thanks Bayhill. Sue.
This was very good however I imagioned it would be basically an apple cake...it isn't but good all the same. I thought it wqas odd there were no eggs but that goes to show I had cake on the mind. I drizzled a little caramel sauce on w/ icecream...yummm
Excellent tasting dessert. The only changes I made, I left out the nuts and cooked it for 30 minutes. It was easy and tasty and everyone loved it. The photo by Charmie brought me to this recipe so thanks to Bayhill and Charmie for a wonderful easy to make crowd pleasing recipe that I plan to make often.
Good and easy! The house smelled divine!