|Preparation||Resting||Cooking||Start to finish|
|55 min.||20 min.||1 hour 5 min.||2 hours 20 min.|
|1||Peel 4 apples, cut in four and remove core.||20 min.|
|2||Melt 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.
|3||Slice 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.
|4||Turn on the grill.
Melt 3 tablespoons Clarified butter.
Put all the brioche pieces on a grill pan or thick baking sheet.
|5||Using a brush, coat each slice of brioche with melted butter, then sprinkle with some caster sugar.||5 min.|
|6||Put under the grill.||1 min.|
|7||Supervise carefully, remove brioche pieces as soon as they are golden brown.
|8||Brush 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).
|9||Line the mould with brioche pieces, toasted side against the mould, overlapping the rectangles slightly.||3 min.|
|10||Add stewed apples to about ¼ depth of mould.||2 min.|
|11||Then a layer of caramelized apples .||2 min.|
|12||Then a second stewed apples layer, and finally a layer of brioche .||4 min.|
|13||Put in the oven for about 30 minutes.||40 min.|
|14||Allow to cool a for a while before turning out.||20 min.|
|15||Enjoy cold or warm with whipped cream (creme chantilly - delightful!) or real custard (crème anglaise).|
For 1 charlotte : 3.22 €
|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]|
|Butter: 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]|
|Apple: 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 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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