Fruit Galettes: A French Dessert in 60 Minutes or Less? Yes! (You’ve Got This!) by Chef Gigi

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Fruit Galettes: A French Dessert in 60 Minutes or Less? Yes! (You’ve Got This!)

Ready to make a galette? This recipe is forgiving because it's a free-form pie shape! Plus, it's fast, cheap and easy! 

In a large freezer bag combine:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2-3 tablespoons ice cold water

Mix until it combines like play dough. Press out a wide flat disc. Zip up the bag and chill dough for about 15 minutes. Remove. Dust a flat surface with a little flour and roll to about a 12- to 14-inch circle about 1/4-inch thick. 

To make the filling, combine:

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups fresh berries
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into cubes

Toss all together and place in the center leaving a 2 1/2-inch gap around the edge. Fold with an overlap. Brush with an egg wash, dust with sugar and bake 425 degrees F about 30 minutes. Enjoy!

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Donna John
Yum!! How do you make an egg wash, Chef Gigi Gaggero? I know it's just water and egg, but is there a ratio to follow?
Chef Gigi
Hey Donna - glad you asked! The general rule of thumb is usually 1 tablespoon of water to one egg Beaten well then painted on the crust. Sometimes, I add a pinch of salt - salt browns -whereas egg wash gives gloss. I also love to sprinkle sugar on the galette before I pop in the oven! 🍴 SO yummy! Enjoy!
Donna John
Thank you, Chef Gigi Gaggero! I have a bunch of blueberries I need to use. May give your recipe a try this week.
Elisa Schmitz
Major YUM, Chef Gigi Gaggero! Wow, I WANT! Maybe this weekend, I will get creative in the kitchen. And it looks like the question asked by Donna John would make a great 30Second Mom tip (especially since you've already written it here, LOL)! Thanks for all you share with us, chica. xoxo
Chef Gigi
OMGAWD! RITE! Elisa All 30SecondMom That's why you do what you do! Im ON IT! Thxs for the suggestion! I can't wait to hear all about your French Galette! Enjoy! PS- I ❤️ #30secondMom makes perfect sense !
Kelli Porcaro
Looks like everyone already said what I was thinking.....YUM! :)

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