Swiss fried apples and bread


Another Swiss breakfast option and surely a favorite with children. The flavors of apples and cinnamon blend beautifully.


4 T butter (unsalted butter)
2 apple (peeled, cored, quartered and sliced thin)
1 pn cinnamon
4 sli bread (toasted and diced)


Heat 2 Tbs butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

When the butter is bubbling, add apple slices and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar over. Cook for 5-6 minutes, turning frequently with a spatula.

Add diced, toasted bread and turn heat to medium low. Continue to cook for another 5-6 minutes, stirring frequently.

Place cooked apple and bread slices on a serving platter and top with remaining butter.

Serve immediately.

Total time
20 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


Cut the toasted bread slices into 3/4 inch (190 mm) cubes.

For strict vegetarians, substitute butter with vegetable margarine or vegetable oil. Nut oil adds a nice touch, try it.


Swiss cuisine

Sweet fried apples with bread is another Swiss option for breakfast. Also serve this one as a dessert - with vanilla ice cream or crumbled cookies on top - or as a side dish with ham or roasted pork -adding a pinch of nutmeg.

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