Last updated 6/12/2012 1:04:16 AM. Recipe ID 28669. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Apple charlotte
Categories: Desserts, Silvia
Yield: 4 Servings
6 sl White Bread, 1/4 Inch Thick;
4 oz Melted Butter
1 1/2 lb Cooking Or Dessert Apples
3 tb Water
4 oz Sugar (To 8), Acc. To Apples
1 ts Lemon Rind; Finely Grated
Cut a small circle of bread to fit the base of a 1 1/2 pint pyrex
bowl, and another circle to fit the top. Reserve top circle of bread.
Line bowl with remaining pieces, first dipping each in melted butter,
and overlapping slightly where necessary. Peel. core and slice apples
thinly. Cook apples, water, sugar and rind gently in a saucepan until
apples are slightly softened but not mushy. Turn apples into lined
bowl. Dip top circle of bread in melted butter, and cover top. Bake
in a moderate oven (375 F - gas mark 4) for about 1 hour or until
bread is toasted a golden brown. Cool in the bowl for a few minutes
and turn on to a serving dish.
Serve with fairly thin, pouring custard.
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