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charlotte Dessert made from stewed fruit encased in, or layered alternately with, bread or cake crumbs, e.g. apple charlotte. In charlotte russe there is a cream mixture in the centre, surrounded by cake. See also brown betty.

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charlotte

charlotte (usu. apple charlotte) dish consisting of apple marmalade baked in bread XIX; also charlotte russe (i.e. Russian), custard in a mould of sponge cake. — F.; an unexpl. use of the female proper name.

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