Apples, castor sugar, grated lemon rind, butter or
nutter, bread-crumbs or Granose flakes.
Bread-crumbs make the more substantial, granose
flakes the more dainty, charlotte. Use juicy apples.
"Mealy" apples make a bad charlotte. If they must be
used, a tablespoon or more, according to size, of
water must be poured over the charlotte. Peel,
core, and slice apples. Grease a pie-dish. Put in a
thin layer of crumbs. On this dot a few small pieces
nutter. Over this put a generous layer of chopped
apple. Sprinkle with sugar and grated lemon rind.
Repeat the process until the dish is full.
Top with crumbs. Bake from 20 minutes to half an
hour. When done, turn out on to dish, being careful
not to break. Sprinkle a little castor sugar over.
Serve hot or cold. Boiled custard may be served with