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Apple charlotte with toasted brioche

Apple charlotte with toasted brioche

This rather special charlotte is made with toasted slices of brioche instead of finger biscuits and stewed apples. Cooked once assembled, it can be eated warm or cold.

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Last modified on: June 5th 2013

For 1 charlotte, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
55 min.20 min.1 hour 5 min.2 hours 20 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film
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Step by step recipe

1 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #1Peel 4 apples, cut in four and remove core. 20 min.
2 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #2Melt 40 g butter (clarified if possible) in a frying pan over high heat, add apple quarters.

Cook 2 or 3 minutes, then sprinkle with 3 tablespoons caster sugar and cook a few more minutes until well caramelised.

Set aside.
20 min.
3 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #3Slice 300 g Stewed apple (compote) fairly thinly (1/2 cm or 0.4 inch thick) and remove crust.

Cut into rectangles same height as your mould, and triangles for top and bottom.

Try the brioches pieces in the mould to check for fit: the rectangles should overlap slightly.
10 min.
4 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #4Turn on the grill.

Melt 3 tablespoons Clarified butter.

Put all the brioche pieces on a grill pan or thick baking sheet.
3 min.
5 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #5Using a brush, coat each slice of brioche with melted butter, then sprinkle with some caster sugar. 5 min.
6 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #6Put under the grill. 1 min.
7 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #7Supervise carefully, remove brioche pieces as soon as they are golden brown.

Set aside.
5 min.
8 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #8Brush the mould with melted butter, then put in 1 tablespoon caster sugar and spread it around evenly by shaking and turning.

We do this to make turning out easier after cooking.

Preheat oven to 392°F (200°C).
5 min.
9 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #9Line the mould with brioche pieces, toasted side against the mould, overlapping the rectangles slightly. 3 min.
10 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #10Add stewed apples to about ¼ depth of mould. 2 min.
11 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #11Then a layer of caramelized apples . 2 min.
12 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #12Then a second stewed apples layer, and finally a layer of brioche . 4 min.
13 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #13Put in the oven for about 30 minutes. 40 min.
14 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #14Allow to cool a for a while before turning out. 20 min.
15 Apple charlotte with toasted brioche : Photo of step #15Enjoy cold or warm with whipped cream (creme chantilly - delightful!) or real custard (crème anglaise).

Remarks

For a quicker, easier version, don't make caramelized apples, just used more stewed apple.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
273231 gr315 gr150 gr
137 %12 %30 %23 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1802 gr21 gr10 gr
9 %1 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 charlotte : 3.22 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple semelles (flat apple tarts), Cochelin d'Evreux, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Amiens macaroons, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, ... [All]
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, How to fry eggs well, Saltimbocca, Caramelised apple pie, Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, ... [All]
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Caramelised apple pie, Brioche Tatin, Tatin apples with mascarpone cream, Four quarters (adding fruit), Express apple tart, ... [All]
Clarified butterClarified butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pain perdu, Pear and lime meringue pie, White asparagus salad, Spring veal sauté , European glass, ... [All]

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