At the word "Charlotte" an association with air sponge cake with apples.There are several theories about the origin of this culinary art.In particular, Vladimir Dal referred Charlotte cake with jam and lead Molokhovetz recipes with currants and cherries.Agatha Christie, describing the meal, this dish calls pudding "Diplomat" or Russian charlotte.This has an explanation, because according to another version it is believed that its name charlotte owes wife of Tsarevich Alexei - Charlotte, who loved the pies with apples.
By the way, originally Charlotte prepared loaf of stale white bread or from which the crusts cut off and smeared a layer of cream and butter, imposing on top of slices of peeled apples.The layers alternated and sprinkled with cinnamon, sugar, nuts and vanilla.The top layer of poured sugar and apple pie in the oven sent.However, over time the recipe was perfected - charlotte began to prepare a sponge cake with apples air.And there is no need for inventing a method how to make apple pie ai
Air charlotte with apples: the classic version
should be taken:
- eggs - 3 pcs .;
- meal - a glass;
- sugar - glass;
- apples - 3 pcs.or more, depending on the size.
Beat the eggs, add to them the sugar and continue beating until the cream lightly.The next step - Add the flour and beat until the dough viscous state and a light color.The dough is ready for Charlotte.
Apples release of the core, cut into slices, put on the bottom of the greased mold and pour batter on top.After the dough "settle down", you can send the product in the oven.
Apples for Charlotte can be laid in a different way.You can first pour batter into the pan and put apples on top of a variety of patterns, sprinkled with sugar.Charlotte baking time - 30-40 minutes until golden brown.
Some housewives for better splendor charlotte with apples replace part of the flour starch.To do this, from the rules laid flour (cups) 2 tablespoons withdrawn and replaced with 2 tablespoons of starch.Addition to the mixture of flour and starch is added a teaspoon of baking powder for the test.This Charlotte gets even more magnificent and has a delicate flavor.
There are other options for the preparation charlotte with apples, which comprises adding to the dough sour cream, vanilla and cinnamon.