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Cherry Galette

Cherry Galette

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 528
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cool: 1 hr
  • Bake: 55 mins at 375°F
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  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet cherries, stemmed, pitted and halved
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Cream or half-and-half, for brushing
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado or raw sugar


  1. In a food processor, combine flour, butter, sugar and salt. Pulse until butter resembles coarse crumbs (a few larger pieces are okay). With machine running, stream in 2 tbsp ice water, about 20 seconds. Check to see if dough has come together. If it seems dry, add ice water 1 tbsp at a time with machine running, being careful not to make dough too wet. Do not overmix. Transfer dough onto a work surface, form into a disk, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees . In a bowl, combine cherries, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, almond extract and salt. Set aside.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out chilled dough to a 13-inch circle. Transfer dough to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Pour filling into middle of dough, leaving a 2-inch border around edges. Fold edges over filling (galette should be 9 inches wide when complete). Brush border with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes, until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack before slicing.

Nutrition Information for Cherry Galette

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 528 cal., 16 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 72 mg chol., 661 mg sodium, 65 g carb. (4 g fiber), 29 g pro.