Apple Charlotte

Charlotte aux Pommes

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6

    Dessert Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

There are two basic kinds of charlotte: apple charlotte and the gooey kind of charlotte made by filling a ladyfinger-lined charlotte mold with chocolate mousse or some kind of fruit Bavarian mixture—a mixture of fruit purée, crème anglaise, and whipped cream held together with gelatin. (A charlotte mold looks like a little metal fez with heart-shaped handles.) These ladyfinger concoctions always strike me as too sweet, and the elaborateness of the construction contributes only to the visual