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

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For 1 charlotte, you will need:

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55 min.20 min.1 hour 5 min.2 hours 20 min.
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Peel 4 apples, cut in four and remove core.

Stage 2 - 20 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
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.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
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.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Turn on the grill.

Melt 3 tablespoons Clarified butter.

Put all the brioche pieces on a grill pan or thick baking sheet.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Using a brush, coat each slice of brioche with melted butter, then sprinkle with some caster sugar.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Put under the grill.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Supervise carefully, remove brioche pieces as soon as they are golden brown.

Set aside.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
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).

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Line the mould with brioche pieces, toasted side against the mould, overlapping the rectangles slightly.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Add stewed apples to about ¼ depth of mould.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Then a layer of caramelized apples .

Stage 12 - 4 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Then a second stewed apples layer, and finally a layer of brioche .

Stage 13 - 40 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Put in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Stage 14 - 20 min.
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Allow to cool a for a while before turning out.

Stage 15
Apple charlotte with toasted brioche
Enjoy 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.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,725 Kcal or 7,222 Kj10 gr217 gr88 gr
86 %4 %20 %13 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
114 Kcal or 477 Kj1 gr14 gr6 gr
6 %<1 %1 %1 %
Per charlotte
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,725 Kcal or 7,222 Kj10 gr217 gr88 gr
86 %4 %20 %13 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Gluten, Sourdough
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 charlotte : 3.24 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple and blackcurrant tarts, Amiens macaroons, Cochelin d'Evreux, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Tarte à l'coloche, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut tuiles, Chocolate cake, Paris flan filling, Gratin Dauphinois, Clementine Creamy, ... All
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sweet pancake rolls from Brittany, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Express apple tart, Apple-almond shortbread tart, Comtoise apple charlotte, ... All
Clarified butterClarified butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: European glass, Confit of quinces in Macvin, Warm autumn salad, Corn salad with croutons, Warm apple feuillantines, ... All
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