Charlotte comes from Germany, it was there that they invented a cake made from stale bread, missed with custard and various fruits, most often apples or cherries, with the addition of liquor.

The flesh of the bread is put on the bottom of the mold, and apples perched or boiled in sweet syrup are placed on it. You can make several layers. This is similar to pudding baked in electric ovens and eaten hot with sweet berry sauce, whipped cream or ice cream..

In the interpretation adopted in Russian cuisine, the cake is prepared a little differently. Biscuit dough is mixed with minced apples, rolled in sugar or cinnamon. Baked in a heated oven, crushed with powder and cut into small cakes. Let’s take a closer look at how to make a charlotte on kefir with apples at home.

Traditional recipe
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Ingredients amount
sour milk (kefir) 220 ml
flour 400 g
egg 2 pcs.
sugar 230 g
apple fruit 4 things.
cinnamon powder a teaspoon
baking powder 1 tsp.
butter 30 ml
Time for preparing: 55 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 107 Kcal
In the classic version of apple pie in the dough necessarily put any dairy product: kefir, sour cream or natural yogurt. Thanks to this, the dessert is high and crumbly..

We are engaged in the direct preparation of charlottes with apples on kefir. My ripe apples and cut into cubes, along the way cutting out the middle. Sprinkle them with cinnamon, mix and leave for ten minutes..

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In kefir pour baking powder, let stand five to seven minutes. Beat in an egg, add sugar, sunflower oil, beat until homogeneous.

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Pour the sifted flour in batches, all the time we knead the mass so that no lumps appear.

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We start electric heating at 185 ° С. Pastry Shape Pastry.

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Pour cinnamon-soaked apples into batter, pour everything into a container and set to bake for thirty-five minutes..

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Cover the cake with a towel, let it cool completely, remove it from the mold, powder it and cut it into portions..

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Charlotte with apples and semolina on kefir in a slow cooker

To get a more dense cake structure and compensate for the moisture that fruits give, semolina is added to the dough for baking..


  • flour – 200 g;
  • semolina – 190 g;
  • sugar – 150 g;
  • fruit (apples) – 3 pcs .;
  • biokefir – 1 cup;
  • oil – 100 g;
  • soda – 1 tsp.

Production: 1.5 hours.

Energy value: 114 Kcal / 100 g.

Warm kefir mix with semolina and let stand for thirty minutes. In a bowl, mix the melted butter, eggs, sugar and baking soda, pour the sifted flour in batches. Peel the apples, cut the core and cut into bars.

Combine the flour and semolina mixture, thoroughly knead. The dough will be liquid, as it should be. We start the appliance on the function “Baking”. We coat the bowl with oil and spread the cake into a container.

Top throw apples and hermetically close the lid of the unit. Bake the cake for one hour. After turning off the slow cooker, we are not in a hurry to turn off, let the dessert cool completely, otherwise, if it is hot, it will be too wet.

We turn the charlotte upside down on the grid, decorate it at will and serve it to the table.

Cherry Charlotte in the oven

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If you want to get an unusual taste of classic charlotte, add to it besides apple cherries. The combination of sweet fruit and sour berries give the cake a delicate aromatic taste..


  • flour – 500 g .;
  • apples – 2 pcs .;
  • sugar – 250 g;
  • oil – 110 g;
  • soda – 1 tsp;
  • cherries – 200 g;
  • kefir – 230 ml.

Baking cooking time: 65 minutes.

Caloric content: 109 Kcal / 100 g.

charlotte яблочнаяIf you use fresh berries, remove the bones, pour sugar and give to let the juice. In that case, if the cherries are frozen, let them melt, decant the moisture and lay them on a napkin. My apples and chop slices.

Mash softened butter with sugar and eggs. Kefir mix with soda. We combine two masses into one and add crushed flour. Preparation will turn out liquid, flowing down from a spoon. Put some of the fruit on the bottom of the silicone mold, pour dough on it, pour the remaining fruit on top.

We put baked pre-heated electric oven for forty-five minutes. The readiness of the cake is checked by piercing with a wooden stick. Sprinkle the cake with icing powder or pour chocolate icing, if you need to give the dessert a more solemn look..

Charlotte pie with curd and apples on yogurt

Often children refuse to eat dairy products in their pure form. Therefore, it is necessary to invent and search for recipes of dishes that include these products, thus trying to lull the vigilance of children and feed them with the products necessary for the growth of the body..


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  • farm cottage cheese – 240 g .;
  • flour – 1.5 cups;
  • egg – 2 pcs .;
  • natural kefir (you can take yogurt) – 1 cup;
  • sugar – 150 g;
  • apples – 4 pcs .;
  • baking powder – 1.5 tsp.
  • oil – 2 tbsp. l.

Cooking time: 85 minutes.

Energy value: 121 Kcal / 100 g.

In a fermented milk product pour baking powder, mix and leave for fifteen minutes. Separately, beat with a mixer one egg, sugar and flour. The mass should be homogeneous. When bubbles appear on the surface of the yogurt, pour in a thin stream of unrefined oil and mix.

We combine two masses into one and diligently mix. Apples cut into cubes.

In a blender, beat the cottage cheese and the remaining egg, the mass should turn out to be airy. We start the electric oven at 190 ° С. In the form of pour the dough, mixed with apples. From the curd we make small balls, throw them into the cake from above. Bake dessert hour.

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 Useful tips

  1. Instead of sugar, you can put natural honey in the dough for charlotte;
  2. Before the apples are added to the dough, it is recommended to dry them so that there are no wet gaps in the finished cake;
  3. If you want to make a diet pie with apples, replace part of the flour (no more than 10%) with any bran: wheat, oatmeal, rye;
  4. If the dough is too thin, add a little more flour or semolina;
  5. Cottage cheese is added not only to the dough. From it you can whip the cream with icing sugar, berries, food dyes and decorate charlotte on top;
  6. Fruits use sweet or sour-sweet, but not sour;
  7. If you did not have kefir on hand, you can replace it with whey, natural yogurt;
  8. In order for the cake not to stick to the bottom of the mold, it is necessary to lubricate it with butter, to tap it with semolina or breadcrumbs;
  9. If you use parchment during baking, remove it immediately after cooking is hot. When it cools, it will be very difficult..

In the dough, except for apples, you can add chopped nuts, raisins or dried prunes. If you decide to cook a charlotte, and there are no apples or cherries at hand, you can replace them with absolutely any fruit, the cake will turn out just as good..