Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe goes back a long time, sliced apples, with French vanilla flavoring over them, topped with soft crust, this is really good! For the top crust I like to add in some cinnamon, but that is optional!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 7 cups peeled and sliced apples
  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons apple pie spice (or a mixture of all three, as long as the total is 2 tsp) or 2 teaspoons cinnamon (or a mixture of all three, as long as the total is 2 tsp) or 2 teaspoons nutmeg (or a mixture of all three, as long as the total is 2 tsp)
  • 1 (3 ounce) package French vanilla instant pudding
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 12 cup milk (or use half and half cream)
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees,.
  2. Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish (can use an 11 x 7-inch baking dish).
  3. In a bowl mix together the sliced apples with 1-1/2 cups sugar and the spices.
  4. Transfer to the bottom of baking dish and spread evenly.
  5. Sprinkle the dry vanilla pudding powder evenly over top of apple mixture.
  6. In a bowl stir together 1 cup sugar (can use more) flour, milk, oil and egg; pour this mixture over the dry pudding and apples.
  7. Bake for about 30 minutes or until apples are fork-tender.

Reviews

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Good, easy dessert. I used regular vanilla instant pudding (French vanilla is unavailable here) and melted butter instead of vegetable oil. The topping bakes up soft and cakey - more like a cobbler than a crisp. Delicious warm, with melting vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of my Caramel Sauce.

evelyn/athens September 18, 2006

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