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Apple Charlotte

Dessert / Snack / Nut Free / Shellfish Free / Plain Soft Food / Vegetarian / European

Apple Charlotte

Serves: 5

Preparation time: 30minutes

Cooking time: 1hours 15minutes

Submitted by: Lead Cook - Stephen Bull


600g Apples (Bramley or other sharp variety)
100g Bread, white or mixed
60g Grated vegetarian suet
1 Lemon
110g Sugar, granulated or caster
50g Butter, salted or unsalted (or use low-fat alternatives)
150ml Custard (ready-made or fresh)


1. Preheat the oven to 190c (fan assisted oven 170c, 375f, gas mark 5)

2. Make up the breadcrumbs, either using white bread or a mix of white and wholemeal.

3. Mix breadcrumbs with the sugar, suet and grated lemon zest.

4. Peel and slice the apples.

5. Put a layer of apples in a lightly greased dish then a layer of the breadcrumb mix on top.

6. Add a squeeze of lemon juice in a number of places and a few small pieces of butter.

7. Repeat the process until the dish is full finishing with the breadcrumb mixture and a few pieces of butter

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