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Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole

Easy to prep the night before, this delicious brunch casserole will be a family favorite. Made with Musselman’s Apple Butter.

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  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 5 apples, peeled and chopped (about 5 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoons water, warm
  • 5 croissants, sliced in half (about 12 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup MUSSELMAN’S® Apple Butter
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons heavy cream


  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Step 2
    Melt butter in a large sauté pan, over medium heat. Add brown sugar and stir until completely incorporated.

  3. Step 3
    Transfer chopped apples to pan and stir until coated with sugar mixture. Cook for 5 minutes while stirring frequently.

  4. Step 4
    In a small bowl, stir together the cornstarch and warm water. Add the cornstarch mixture to apples and continue to cook/stir for 5 more minutes.

  5. Step 5
    Remove from heat and set aside while prepping the other ingredients. The apples should be soft and the liquid will be a syrup consistency.

  6. Step 6
    Spray 9x11 casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray or butter. Place the bottom halves of the croissants in an even layer.

  7. Step 7
    In a medium bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, Musselman's Apple Butter, eggs and cinnamon. Pour half of the apple butter/cream mixture over the croissants.

  8. Step 8
    Top with half of the caramelized apple mixture. Arrange the croissant tops in an even layer.

  9. Step 9
    Top with the remaining apple butter/ cream mixture. Pour all of the remaining syrup apple mixture over the casserole. Gently press down on the top with a wooden spoon or spatula.

  10. Step 10
    Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Once lightly browned on top; remove from oven, glaze and serve.

  11. Step 11
    Glaze: Mix powdered sugar and heavy cream together with a fork until smooth. Drizzle over the Apple Fritter Casserole.

What others are saying about this recipe

  1. Deborah Prouty says:

    Fabulous breakfast treat!

    Could be a great 🍎 dessert, too!

  2. Anthony Williams says:

    Want to make this one morning for the Family

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