Apple fritters are a delicious brunch dish, but they can be tough to make for a crowd. Instead of spending the morning frying fritters, consider the recipe below, which can be made, in large part, in advance! It boasts all the great flavor of apple fritters with a fraction of the effort.
To get all of the flavors of apple fritters into this casserole, a combination of a homemade apple filling and store-bought doughnuts come together with a French toast-style custard. When baked, the spiced flavors of the cooked apples, the rich fried dough, and the eggy custard unite to create what's sure to become a new brunch favorite.