Individual Apple Charlottes

Individual Apple Charlottes
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 loaf sliced white bread (I use Pepperidge Farm Classic White; you may want to buy an extra loaf just in case)
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 lb. Braeburn or Golden Delicious apples (6 or 7 apples)
  • 2-½ oz. (5 Tbs.) unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbs. Calvados (or other apple brandy)
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • Crème fraîche or vanilla ice cream for serving
    • 1 lemon, rinsed
    • ½ lb. (1 cup) unsalted butter
    • ¾ cup granulated sugar
    • 1/3 cup raisins

Peel, core, and dice the apples into 1/4-inch pieces (you’ll have about 6-1/2 cups). Using a vegetable peeler, peel the zest off half the lemon in long strips, taking care to avoid the bitter white pith (if necessary, remove any pith from the zest strips by scraping it off with a knife). Slice th...

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