This classic recipe came from the need to use stale bread and whatever fruit happened to be around, which frequently meant apples.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 1999


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8 servings


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Place bread in a food processor or blender; process until finely ground to measure 2 cups. Combine breadcrumbs and butter; set aside. Combine sugars and next 3 ingredients (sugars through allspice) in a large bowl. Stir in apple and the next 4 ingredients (apple through vanilla). Spoon 3 cups apple mixture into an 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup breadcrumb mixture. Top with remaining apple and breadcrumb mixtures. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Spoon into 8 serving bowls; top each with 1/2 cup ice cream.

Nutrition Facts

284 calories; calories from fat 25%; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 4.6g; mono fat 2.3g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 3.6g; carbohydrates 55.8g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 21mg; iron 0.8mg; sodium 200mg; calcium 121mg.