Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Apple Charlotte

Vintage Recipe
As it was written in1950

3lb cooking apples
Melted butter or margarine
Thin slices of stale bread
Lemon juice (optional)
Sugar to sweeten fruit

Time 1 hour Temperature Moderate  Regulo mark 4  Electricity 375F  Solid fuel moderate Oil moderate

Method: Wash, peel, core and slice the apples.  Put the apple peel aside.  Grease a pie dish.  Lay the butter or margarine soaked slices of bread at the bottom of the pie dish, if liked, squeeze a little lemon juice over.  Then put a layer of the sliced apples on top and sprinkle with sugar.  Continue with alternate layers of bread, lemon juice, apples and sugar until the dish is filled.  Cover with the peel of the apples and bake in a moderate oven for an hour.  Remove the peel, dust with sugar and serve hot. (for 4-6 persons.)

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