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Apple Charlotte

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Ingredients
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Castor sugar 1 1⁄2 Ounce (40 Gram)
  Shredded suet 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
For apple mixture
  Cooking apples 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Soft brown sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Golden syrup 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , rinded
For topping
  Demerara sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce (15 Gram)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small basin, combine the breadcrumbs, castor sugar and suet set aside.
2) In a saucepan, peel, core and slice the apples.
3) Well-butter a 1 1/2- or 2-pint (1-litre) baking dish.

MAKING
4) In the apple saucpan, add the butter and water and place over low heat.
5) Cover with a lid and stew very gently until the apples are quite soft.
6) Add sugar, syrup and lemon rind and remove from the heat.
7) In the buttered dish, place two-thirds of the crumb mixture and press over the base and sides of the dish.
8) Pour in the apple mixture and top with the remaining crumb mixture.
9) Sprinkle Demerara sugar on top and dot with the butter, cut into small pieces.
10) Place in the centre of a moderately hot oven (375°F, 190°C or Gas No. 5) and bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour or until crisp-and golden brown.

SERVING
11) Serve hot with cream.

TIP: Ocassionally, chopped rhubarb, plums or apricots can replace the apples in this recipe.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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