Simply Good Apple Daddy

Who doesn’t love Apple Daddy? It’s incredibly easy to make and a wonderful way to enjoy apples. Try this Apple Daddy dessert recipe, then go to our Facebook page and tell us how you liked it! It serves six with leftovers.


  • Preheat Oven to 400 Deg. F
  • Grease a 9×13″ Glass Baking Dish

Topping Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt (Diamond Crystal)
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Unsalted Butter, Chilled, and Diced (1/2″ Cubes)
Simply Apple Daddy

Apple Filling

  • 8 Apples, Peeled and Cored (We Prefer Combinations such as Granny Smith with Royal Gala or Macintosh)
  • 1/4 Cup Apple Cider or Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon

To Prepare Topping

  1. Place flour, salt, sugar and diced butter into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse 15 times at one-second intervals to combine. Topping will resemble fine cornmeal. Reserve.

To Prepare Filling

  1. In a large bowl, toss apples, cider, lemon juice, sugar and cinnamon. Pour apple mixture into the prepared glass baking dish and distribute reserved topping evenly over the top.
  2. Place into the preheated oven on the middle rack and bake for one hour. Apple daddy will be lightly golden on the top and a little bubbly around the edges. Let rest one hour before serving. Serve with brown sugar cinnamon ice cream.

Food Fact

Using a combination of apple varieties gives the dish a mixture of textures and levels of sweetness.