Apple Galette Recipe

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A savory free-form pie baked on a baking sheet rather than a pie dish, filled with sweet apples and raisins. This galette dough recipe is outstanding!

Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

I have been binge watching Martha Stewart on YouTube. I had never watched a single Martha anything up until a couple of weeks ago…when the time changed and it became dark by 4pm here in Wisconsin. I was so cold and feeling so “ughhhh” about it being so dark so early. So I made myself feel better by snuggling up in my bed and turning on the TV. I happened upon a Martha Stewart show that recently aired during covid.

Since then, I have become an addict and have been watching so many of her ‘Martha Bakes’ episodes on YouTube. My husband and kids have been making fun of me for it, but seriously, she’s truly an awesome teacher! I love that she tackles what appears to be hard recipes and then makes them look so easy to make…all while sharing the most interesting facts about the ingredients or the origin of the recipe (I’m a geek like that and looooove to know these kind of weird facts!)

Anyway, I watched an episode where she made a plum galette. Which, before the episode I would have never known what a “galette” was. I would have just called it a tart. And ironically, I have a delicious homemade plum cream cheese tart recipe and homemade plum pie recipe (ohh and, homemade fresh purple plum pie recipe! haha, I love plums!) on my blog already! But, after watching her bake, I had a burning desire to bake my very own galette, with apples and raisins!

Check out my favorite pie crust recipe: Julia Child’s Pie Crust Recipe

Earlier this year, in the fall, we went apple picking and picked a ton of fresh apples in several different varieties. While I’m terrible at using them all up at once, I like to make up batches of my apple pie filling from my all-American apple pie recipe and can them to use later.

This year, I made a few batches of apple pie and put the Mason jars in the freezer, which worked out perfect because I just pulled 2 regular sized jars out of the freezer and let them defrost for this recipe!

Check out 7 Ways To Use Fresh Apples

What Is A Galette?

A galette is basically a rustic version of a homemade pie crust. It’s made very similarly to a pie crust, but it doesn’t have to look beautiful. Galettes are often times referred to as an easy way to learn how to make real pie crusts. Galettes originated in France.

Galette Dough Recipe

I followed Martha’s YouTube video recipe that she shared, the recipe that is on her site, is actually different from the video…but I wanted to make the video recipe!

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup corn meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons ice water
  • 1 egg + water for brushing the top of the crust (which I forgot!)

Time needed: 50 minutes.

Apple Galette Recipe

  1. Prepare apple filling

    Apple pie filling for Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen -

  2. Roll out galette dough

    Roll out galette dough on a lightly floured surface, until about 1/4″ thickGalette Dough Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

  3. Add apple filling

    Spoon apple filling in the center of the galetteSpoon apple filling in the center of the galette | Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

  4. Fold dough

    Carefully fold up the edge of the dough, making pleats to secure filling. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before baking. Carefully fold up the edge of the dough, making pleats to secure filling |Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

  5. Bake

    Place chilled galette on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutesApple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

Pro Tip: As Martha says, “make it cold, bake in hot”. When you are baking pastries or items that use a pie crust, you want to make sure that the dough is very cold before putting it in the oven. Be sure to properly chill your dough before baking.

I have definitely found a new favorite recipe that I will most definitely make often! Think of all of the possibilities of fillings you could create for the inside of this galette? Oh my goodness! My stomach is getting hungry just thinking about it!

Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

Look at this… it’s amazing! Filled with so much savory flavor!

Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

I’m so serious when I say this crust was AMAZING!!! I couldn’t stop complimenting myself (haha, I’m such a humble person) when I was eating a huge slice of this galette! The corn meal added such a delicious, slightly sweet taste that was so unlike a regular pie crust.

Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen
Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

Thanks for following along…tell me in the comments if you give this recipe a try!

Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen
Apple Galette Recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

Apple Raisin Galette

Stephanie | Gathered In The Kitchen
A savory free-form pie baked on a baking sheet rather than a pie dish, filled with sweet apples and raisins. This galette dough recipe is outstanding!
5 from 5 vote
Prep Time 3 hrs
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 8 people
Calories 101 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c corn meal
  • 1/2 tsp salt coarse Kosher salt
  • 1 tbs granulated sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbs iced water
  • 1 egg + water for brushing on top of the crust
  • 2 8oz jars apple pie filling
  • 1 tbs corn starch

Instructions
 

Galette Crust

  • Using a food processor, pulse the dry ingredients for the galette crust a couple of times
  • Add the butter and pulse again until combined to an oatmeal like consistency
  • Add in egg and water and pulse again a couple of times
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours

Pie Filling

  • Toss two 8oz jars of apple pie filling with 1 tbs corn starch (this will help absorb some of the excess juice when the apples bake)

Making The Galette

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the galette crust to about 1/4" thickness
  • Spoon apple filling in the center of the galette
  • Carefully fold up the edge of the dough, making pleats to secure filling. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before baking.
  • Place chilled galette on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes
  • Let rest about 20 minutes before cutting and serving

Nutrition

Calories: 101kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.003gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 155mgPotassium: 43mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 62IUVitamin C: 0.004mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apples, pie
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