Caramelized Apple Charlotte

Course : Fruits
Serves: 3
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1 3/4 teaspoons unsalted butter
2 3/8 medium apples -- chopped
2 3/8 teaspoons sugar
3 1/4 tablespoons heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
5/8 teaspoon vanilla
1 5/8 tablespoons apricot jam
4 3/4 slices white bread -- crusts removed
3 1/4 tablespoons clarified butter -- melted
3 1/4 tablespoons sugar

Preparation / Directions:

1.Peel and core the apples. Cut into quarters and cook over medium heat in butter, sugar, and cream until soft. Drain. Add the vanilla, lemon zest (grated or finely chopped) and the apricot jam. Set aside. 2. Line a large mold or individual molds - clear ramekins - with the slices of bread dipped in butter and sugar (rounds on the bottom, rectangles overlapping on the side.) One side only - buttered side next to glass. 3. Fill with the apple mixture and cover with a greased round piece of parchment paper. 4. Bake at 400F for 15 minutes or until the bread begins to caramelize on the outside.


Nutritional Information:

461 Calories (kcal); 24g Total Fat; (45% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 61g Carbohydrate; 64mg Cholesterol; 224mg Sodium

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