Cherry Galette Recipe


Cherry Filing
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cold butter (salter or unsalted)
  • Salt (only if you are using unsalted butter)
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 lb cherries, stemmed sliced in halves, and pits removed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
Egg Wash
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp water

  1. Add cherries to a container and coat well with sugar. Allow to sit overnight.
  2. The next day, place cherry liquid into a saucepan and cook until boiling. Then simmer for 10-15 minutes until the liquid takes three to four seconds to come back together after a spoon is dragged through it. 
  3. Mix cherries into liquid and set aside.
  1. Mix together the flour and salt if you're using it.
  2. Slice the butter into small cubes, then rub into flour with your hands.
  3. Add just enough water for a dough to form.
  4. Place into a zip-lock bag and into the freezer for 30 minutes.
Assembling the Galette
  1. Roll the dough out in-between two pieces if parchment paper. Remove one half of the paper and place on a baking sheet.
  2. Add cherry filling to the center of the dough, leaving an edge.
  3. Fold over edge, leaving center open. Brush dough with eggs wash.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes. Allow to sit for 20-30minutes before serving.


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