Old Fashioned Apple Charlotte

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Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

Apple Charlotte in an old French dessert. This is an easy version that was tweaked. No need for a mold. It is delicious. The blend off apples, spice, and apricot Jam make this a delicious ending to a meal. Enjoy!

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3 c
    medium apples sliced thin
  • 3 c
    bread crumbs made with french bread
  • 1 c
    sugar divided
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon divided
  • 1/4 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    apricot jam
  • 1 c
    whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream for serving

How to Make Old Fashioned Apple Charlotte

Step-by-Step

  1. Butter a casserole dish. Make bread crumbs: place torn french bread in food processor and crumb in to small pieces.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan and toss and brown the bread crumbs until golden, and crisped. Toss with 1/4 cup of sugar mixed with 1/4 tsp cinnamon, and Set aside.
  3. Slice the apples. Set aside. Mix the 3/4 c sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and lemon zest together in a bowl.
  4. Heat jam in microwave until thinned out a bit.

    Place 1 cup of bread crumbs on the bottom of casserole dish.
  5. Place half the apple slices on top of crumbs. Sprinkle half the sugar mixture over apples. Spoon half the Jam over the top.
  6. Repeat layering until crumbs are on top. Bake at 350 for about 40-45 minutes or until apples are softened. Serve with whipped cream.

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About Old Fashioned Apple Charlotte

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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