Apple Charlotte


75g breadcrumbs

50g suet

450g apples   (peeled and cored and sliced)

Grated  rind of 1 lemon

75-100g Demerara sugar

25g margarine


  • Mix together breadcrumbs, suet, sugar and lemon rind.
  • Put alternate layers of apple and breadcrumb mixture in a heatproof 1 pint pudding bowl.
  • Sprinkle with lemon juice and finish with a layer of breadcrumbs.
  • Dob with margarine.
  • Bake in 350F /180C or Gas mark 4 for 1 hour.
  • serves 4


8 thoughts on “Apple Charlotte

  1. As above, my mum made it this way and it was my favourite pud as a child. Making it for friends tomorrow, thanks for posting the recipe.


  2. received the following email comment from Liz. Great to see our recipes are being used!:
    Just to say huge thanks for your apple charlotte recipe. Like the other person who commented, my Mum used to make this plus the Corona cafe in Guildford, and couldn’t find the recipe anywhere else. I have just made a version with plums – sublime.


  3. I had some breadcrumbs left over from my Xmas puddings so this is just what I wanted. It has always been my favourite. Here in Au8stralia I still make my own puddings.


  4. My all time favourite pudding as a child. I enjoy this with rhubarb too. Delicious. Thank you, as I couldn’t find the recipe anywhere online.


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