Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is my family's favorite version of this old and popular recipe. I have doubled it quite successfully for large gatherings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine brown sugar, flour and salt.
  2. Gradually stir in water, vinegar and molasses.
  3. Cook, stirring over medium heat until smooth and thick.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Arrange sliced apples in a well greased 12x8x2 baking dish.
  6. Cover with sauce.
  7. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  8. Dot with butter.
  9. To make the biscuit batter, sift together the dry ingredients.
  10. Cut in the butter until it resembles crumbs.
  11. Add milk just until dampened.
  12. Drop by spoonfuls over the apples.
  13. Bake at 375°F for 30 minutes.
  14. Then break through the biscuit topping with a fork and work it down among the apples.
  15. Bake for 10 minutes longer.
  16. Serve warm with cream if desired.
Most Helpful

My family really loved this one, especially DH who wanted the whole thing for himself!

Me In My Pantry October 22, 2009

this was really delicious. It's a nice change from apple crisp. It's easy to put together, and the ingredients are things normally on hand. Thanks!

cookingmother July 22, 2006