French apple custard cake

French apple custard cake

On the table is an french apple custard cake. Let's diversify the usual charlotte by adding custard cream. Such a pie will decorate even a festive table.
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Course Bakery
Cuisine French
Servings 12 people
Calories 170 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 saucepan
  • 2 mixer
  • 1 baking mold
  • 1 teaspoon


For the dough

  • 4 pcs egg
  • 200 g flour
  • 200 g sugar
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 250 g apple

For the custard cream

  • 1 pc egg
  • 250 ml milk
  • 50 g sugar
  • 15 g starch


  • Prepare everything necessary.
    The necessary ingredients for cooking french apple custard cake

Making the cream

  • First, start with the custard cream. Put sugar, starch, and egg into a saucepan.
    50 g sugar, 15 g starch, 1 pc egg
    Sugar, starch, egg
  • Mix until the starch is completely dissolved. Pour in the milk.
    250 ml milk
    Heating the cream
  • Place on the stove and, while heating slowly and stirring constantly with a whisk, bring to thickening. It is important not to let it boil. As soon as the cream starts to thicken – remove from the stove immediately. Continue stirring for another 5 minutes, then cover with film and set aside.
    Heating the cream

Making the dough

  • For the dough, break eggs into a bowl, add sugar.
    4 pcs egg, 200 g sugar
    Eggs, sugar
  • Whisk with a mixer for 5-7 minutes. The mass will lighten, increase in volume, and become airy.
    Whipping the mass with a mixer
  • Sift the flour and baking powder.
    200 g flour, ½ tsp baking powder
    Flour, baking powder
  • Now mix with a whisk, trying to make the minimum number of movements.
    Mixing the dough
  • Cut the apples arbitrarily, peel if necessary. Pour into the dough.
    250 g apple
  • Mix. Put into the form, here the diameter is 20 cm. Grease the bottom with vegetable oil. It is not necessary to wait for the custard cream to cool completely, still warm, transfer to a pastry bag and deposit in strips on the surface of the pie.
    Putting the cream on the pie before baking
  • Bake in the oven at 170 ℃ until a dry toothpick. It will take 45-50 minutes. The apple charlotte with custard cream is ready. It can be served both warm and when cooled.
    French apple custard cake


Calories: 170kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 21mgPotassium: 72mgFiber: 1gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 47IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg




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