Great Tastes of Manitoba

Apple Galette

Ingredients

Pastry:

  • 2 1/2 cup (550-625 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking powder
  • 2/3 cup ((50 mL) canola oil, chilled in freezer for 2 hours
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ice water
  • 1 (1) egg, beaten slightly
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vinegar

Apple Filling:

  • 5 (peeled, cored and sliced 5) firm apples (such as Granny Smith or Gala)
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) orange zest
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) nutmeg
  • 1 (1) egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar

Directions

Pastry:

  1. In a food processor, add flour, salt, and baking powder. Pulse once or twice to combine ingredients.
  2. Add cold/frozen canola oil. Pulse again once or twice.
  3. Combine water, egg and vinegar in a small bowl.
  4. With food processor running, pour liquid ingredients through the chute. Turn off machine as soon as ingredients are mixed, about 10 seconds.

Apple Filling:

  1. Transfer apples into a large mixing bowl. Toss in orange zest.
  2. In small bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Toss apples and sugar mixture together.

Assembling the Galette:

  1. Roll out dough on a lightly floured board into a circle about 12 inches (30 cm)  in diameter.
  2. Transfer dough to a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  3. Mound apples in center of pastry circle, leaving at least a 2 inch (5 cm) border.
  4. Gently fold edges of pastry over the apples, pleating loosely.
  5. Combine egg and water and whisk together.
  6. Brush dough with egg mixture.
  7. Sprinkle dough with 1 Tbsp (15 mL) sugar.
  8. Bake at 400°F (200°C) for about 40 minutes or until pastry is golden brown.  Serve warm.

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