french strawberry charlotte

french strawberry charlotte

There’s an easy way and a hard way to make the delectable French strawberry dessert referred to as charlotte aux fraises, as I learned when starting up to make one for this post. A charlotte is an unbaked cake of ladyfingers with a creamy filling. Many cutting-edge recipes for strawberry charlotte use a thick dessert cream referred to as a bavaroise for the filling, and this involves the use of gelatin. As it turns out, that’s the hard manner

ingredients for Swiss rolls:

  • Eggs 4
  • Caster sugar 112 grams
  • Flour 112 grams
  • Vanilla essence 1tsp
  • Baking powder 1tsp

Strawberry jam as required.

Ingredients for filling :

  • Egg yolks 2
  • Caster sugar 6 tbsp
  • Fresh strawberries 1 cup
  • Fresh cream ( beaten) 2 cups
  • Milk 3/4cup
  • Cornflour 1 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence 1/ 2 Tsp

french strawberry charlotte


  1. beat egg vanilla essence and sugar in a bowl.
  2. sieve flour and baking powder in a bowl and mix with spoon.
  3. grease will roll tray and line with butter paper; pour mixture in it and bake in preheated oven till set at 200°C for 10 minutes.
  4. remove from tray sprinkle caster sugar on a cloth and wrap around a roll.
  5. unwrap roll and apply jam around it and refrigerate.
  6. cut Swiss roll into thin rounds grease a bowl and arrange Swiss roll pieces around the sides of the bowl as in a picture.
  7. cook egg yolks, cornflour, cream, vanilla essence, milk and sugar on low flame while constantly stirring till it becomes thick.
  8. put the mixture in the center of Swiss roll- lined bowl and refrigerate.
  9. remove from the fridge when set invert on plate and garnish with fresh strawberries and serve.

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