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Apple Betty with Almond Cream Recipe

Apple Betty with Almond Cream Recipe

I love making this treat for friends during the peak of apple season. I plan a quick soup and bread meal, so we can get right to the dessert!—Libby Walp, Chicago, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 10 slices cinnamon-raisin bread, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • WHIPPED CREAM:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • 1. Place apples in an ungreased 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine the bread, brown sugar, butter, extract, cinnamon, cardamom and salt; spoon over apples. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until apples are tender.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add the sugar, lemon peel and extract; beat until soft peaks form. Serve with apple mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup with 1/4 cup whipped cream equals 468 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.