How to Make Charlotte Pie

Charlotte is a much-loved apple pie originated in France. The original recipe is slightly different, but the basic principle is the same – the combination of sweet soft dough and fresh fruits to create charlotte’s splendid taste. This light and airy pie has a balanced taste that could appeal to any gourmand’s appetite. You will need biscuit dough, which is very easy to make if you use a mixer. There are lots of charlotte pie recipes. As a filling, you can use not only apples, but also pears, bananas or any berries

Ingredients for Charlotte Pie

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 0.5 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 100 g butter
  • 4-5 apples
Ingredients for Charlotte Pie

Ingredients for Charlotte Pie

Cooking instructions

  1. Beat eggs with sugar into dense foam and add a pinch of salt.
  2. Then add flour and soft butter.
  3. Keep beating with a mixer at the high speed for 3 minutes. As you finish, add baking soda mixed in vinegar and stir everything well.
  4. Now peel apples and cut them into thick slices.
  5. Arrange apple slices on a round baking sheet coated with cooking oil and dusted with breadcrumbs.
  6. Pour dough over apples and stick into pre-heated oven for about 30-40 minutes.
  7. Check doneness with a toothpick. Spear the pie, and if the dough is not sticky and is nicely brown in color, charlotte pie is ready.
  8. Let cool, and optionally sprinkle with sugar powder.
Charlotte Pie

Charlotte Pie

Pieces of Charlotte Pie

Pieces of Charlotte Pie

  • David

    Are you sure the amount of flour is right? I’m afraid this is going to make a Charlotte omelet.

  • Hello, David,

    we meant a big cup (200 g) of flour. It’s normally enough for Charlotte pie. The dough should be pretty liquid, not like that when you bake gingerbreads, for example.

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  • Sherly

    What is the temperature for the oven? Also, if you do not have vinegar or lemon, is there anything else to replace it? Thank you.

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