an apple dessert consisting of a mold of sponge cake or bread with apple filling, cream, or custard topped with crumbs
Apple Charlotte with Apricot Sauce (Charlotte de Pornmes Sauce Apricot)
1796; prob. for Queen Charlotte (1744-1818), wife of George III
An apple charlotte came upon a silver dish, and smilingly Irene said: "The azaleas are so wonderful this year!"