Apple Brown Betty

Simple Apple Brown Betty Recipe

5 from 12 reviews

Crisp tender slices of apple are topped with a sweet buttery cinnamon, nutmeg and clove topping and baked to perfection. Absolutely scrumptious served warm and topped with a scoop of natural vanilla ice cream.


  • 5 Honeycrisp Apples peeled cored and sliced (see notes)
  • 1 lemon juiced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cold


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray the bottom of a 9 inch casserole dish with nonstick baking spray.
  2. Toss apples with lemon juice and place in the bottom of a 9 inch casserole dish or 9 inch pie dish.
  3. In a food processor combine your flour, brown sugar, sugar, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground cloves and salt; pulse several times to combine.  Drop in butter 1 tablespoon at a time pulsing between each tablespoon or until butter is fully incorporated.
  4. Crumble over the apples.  Bake for 40-45 minutes or until very lightly browned. Serve warm.


Other choice for apples include Braeburn, Granny Smith and Pink Lady.

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