Toffee Apple and Pineapple Charlottes with Star Anise Custard and Candied Pineapple Wafers

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Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

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This is a celebration of sugar and spice and all things nice - a heady mix of tropical sweetness! A charlotte is a French term given to a moulded dessert that usually comprises sponge and jelly layers, a rich custard filling and fruit. In this instance, I have taken artistic licence and used the charlotte mould and the principle of its assembly but for a different effect. Choose the smaller sweet pineapple referred to as a ‘roughy’ for this dessert.