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Grandma's Apple Betty

close up shot of grandma's apple betty in a white casserole pan with a scoop of ice cream on the top
You are going to love the warm, fruity flavor that this dessert is packed with!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 255 kcal


  • 1/4 cup unsalted margarine melted
  • 1 1/2 cup bread cubes day-old
  • 4-5 cup tart apple slices
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup water


  • Mix melted margarine with bread cubes.
  • Combine the apples with sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  • Place 1/3 of the bread cubes in the bottom of a greased 2-quart casserole pan.
  • Cover the bottom of the pan with half of the apples.
  • Repeat, then top that layer with the last third of bread cubes.
  • Combine lemon juice and water. Then, pour this mixture over everything in your pan.
  • Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, uncover and continue to bake for 30 minutes more.


Serving: 6gSodium: 268mgCalcium: 54mgVitamin C: 4mgVitamin A: 383IUSugar: 36gFiber: 3gPotassium: 151mgCalories: 255kcalSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 8gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 46gIron: 1mg