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Classic Apple Charlotte

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I made this Classic Apple Charlotte last weekend when I had some unexpected guests-visit; believe me, it was dead simple and was a great hit too. In fact, the blend of tart apples and spices gives out a delightful combination, which is sure to make a bland meal go ravishing and unforgettable!
Ingredients
  Butter 50 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Tart apples 3 Pound, peeled, cored, quartered (1.5 Kilogram)
  Sugar 175 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
  Lemon, rind 1 Teaspoon, grated (5 Milliliters)
  Cinnamon/Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bread slice 12 , crusts removed (Stale)
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt butter in heavy saucepan and add apples.
Cover and steam cook on low to medium heat until puffy and soft.
Stir in sugar, lemon rind and spices.
Cook uncovered until thick.
Set aside.
Butter bottom and sides of a deep casserole.
Halve bread slices, dip quickly in melted butter.
Overlap against bottom and sides.
Fill with apple puree and press down lightly.
If bread extends above filling, snip off with kitchen shears and drop pieces over filling.
Set dish on a cooky sheet and bake at 425F (220C) for 40 minutes.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Loosen edges with knife.
Invert on a warm serving plate.
Dust with icing sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Apple

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