For 6 people, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Resting Start to finish 1 hour 9 min. 2 hours 3 hours 9 min. Keeping:
A few days in the fridge, coverted with plastic film.
At what time? When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time? When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time? Work this out...
Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
Place a circle of
in the bottom of your charlotte mould to make turning out easier.
Stage 2 -
Stage 3 -
Stage 4 -
Begin assembling the charlotte: soak a biscuit in the syrup...
Stage 6 -
...and place on the paper in the bottom of the mould.
Use as many biscuits as you need to form what will become the "top" of the charlotte. The biscuits should sit tightly against each other (press them into place if necessary). The bottom of the mould should no longer be visible. Fill in any gaps with small pieces of soaked biscuit.
Stage 7 -
Then arrange biscuits vertically up the sides, soaked as before, to form the sides of the charlotte.
The sides of the mould should be completely covered with a tightly packed layer of biscuits.
Stage 8 -
Put the first layer of cream in the bottom of the mould.
Stage 9 -
Cover with a layer of strawberries.
Stage 10 -
Continue filling with alternating layers to the top of the mould.
Stage 11 -
Finish with a final layer of biscuits. It is fine to leave the top rounded (more than in the photo), as the charlotte will compact as it stands
stretch plastic film
and put in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
with any left-over strwaberries and keep this in the fridge, also covered with plastic film.
Stage 12 -
Turn out the charlotte at the last minute.
If you intend making your charlotte a day or two in advance, I advise you to add a
sheet of gelatin
to the whipped cream which will help it keep better.
You can add a tablespoon of rum to the syrup or make it with brown, rather than white sugar - it's simply a matter of taste.
% 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). How much will it cost?
For 6 people : 9.68 € Per person : 1.61 € Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?: A dessert wine, such as a Sauternes or Tokay. Source Home made More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
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