Desserts Recipes

Apple Brown Betty

Apple Brown Betty - Zulay Kitchen
Here is a classic recipe, with some updates and substitutions! by Marcia K.


  • 5 cups cut apples, I used the Gala, but any baking apple works, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, to name some
  • Juice of one lemon   
  • 1 cup flour - any flour will work
  • ¾ cup monk fruit sugar substitute
  • 1 ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp clove
  • ½ tsp salt - note: if you use a baking mix, which would work, don't add salt
  • ½ cup cold butter
  • honey



  • 1 9” pie pan or a 9 X 9 baking square
  • Measuring cups



  • Preheat oven to 350*
  • Cover the bottom of the baking pan with butter
  • Peel and cut apples into uniform pieces and place in mixing bowl
  • Squeeze the juice of one lemon over them.  
  • My apples were not very sweet so I lightly dusted them with cinnamon and drizzled a thin line of honey over them
  • Pour the apples into the baking dish and set aside
  • Measure out all the dry ingredients into the empty bowl.  
  • Cut the ½ cup (1 cube) of butter into large pats and add them to the dry ingredients
  • With a pastry cutter, cut the butter into the dry mixture until it looks like pebbles.  You want the fat to coat the flour and sugar.
  • Spread the sugar mixture over the apples 
  • Bake for 30 - 40 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Serve it with whipped cream, ice cream, or just by itself.  

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