How To Make A Fruit Galette | Simple and Easy Dessert
Make my easy fruit Galette with simple, fresh ingredients, made without any refined sugar, all encased in a buttery puff pastry. This easy, fruity dessert is sure to please picky palates and can be made in minimal time using fruit that you already have on your kitchen counter.
There are many different ways to create the perfect Galette, which is also known as a pastry that is open faced and filled with fresh fruit or savory ingredients and a delicious sauce. Pastries are my jam and I often fantasize about living in Paris next to a bakery and drinking espresso and a fresh pastry in the afternoon. Ah the fantasy. Okay back to reality now. Do you have summer fruit just hanging out on your kitchen counter waiting to be eaten up? If so, my fruit Galette recipe is just for you!
All you’ll need for this easy dessert is fresh fruit, honey, lemon juice, and puff pastry. This is literally the easiest way to make an uncomplicated pastry dessert. I picked up some puff pastry from my local grocery store. For the fruit portion, I used yellow and white peaches, blackberries, blueberries, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. You can use frozen fruit as well, but try to use fresh if possible. Frozen fruit has a high water content in it and could make the Galette watery, which we don’t want.
I way overcomplicated this recipe before I made it. I wigged out about it with overthinking and over complicating. Blog post on all of that coming soon, but really this recipe is easy and simple. The first step is thawing out your pastry puff. Thaw out the pastry puff in it’s packaging for about 45-minutes prior to use. Don’t over-thaw your puff pastry, as that will also cause it to be watery. While your puff pastry is thawing, prep your fruit. Thinly slice your peaches, and mix them in with the blueberries and blackberries. Add in some fresh lemon juice to keep the fruit from browning. Next, add in some flour. The flour acts as a thickener and keeps your fruit from spilling out of your puff pastry while the Galette is baking.
For the sweetener, I used honey and some coconut sugar. It was important to me for this recipe to be refined sugar-free. Traditional Galette’s are made with white sugar. I found the honey to be a wonderful swap. Make sure your oven is completely pre-heated for at-least 10-minutes before you pop the prepped Galette in the oven. The hotter the oven, the better the Galette will turn out.
Galettes are super easy to make. Don’t make the mistake of over complicating them like I did. I have plans for lots of yummy Galette recipes hitting the blog all fall long. From savory ones to detectible ones, autumn at Fitty Foodlicious is going to be having a Galette moment. Can we take a second and think about how fast summer is flying by? I won’t even get into the fact that Labor Day is next weekend. Yikes, it gets faster and faster every year.
Are you guys excited for fall? Have you ever made a Galette before?
By Genevieve Jerome | Fitty Foodlicious
Make my easy fruit Galette with simple, fresh ingredients, made without any refined sugar, all encased in a buttery puff pasty. This easy, fruity dessert is sure to please picky palates and can be made in minimal time using fruit that you already have on your kitchen counter.
Makes: 4-6 servings
- 1-sheet of puff pastry, thawed
- 1-cup sliced white peaches halved, pitted and cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick slices
- 1-cup sliced yellow peaches halved, pitted and cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick slices
- ½-cup blueberries
- 1-cup blackberries
- 1-cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1-cup honey
- ½-cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
- 1-tablespoon flour for the fruit mixure
- 1-tablespoon pumpkin spice
- 1-tablespoon melted butter
- Preheat the oven to 425-degrees.
- Roll out the thawed puff pastry on a floured surface using a rolling pin and additional flour to flatten out the dough.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine the white and yellow peaches, blueberries, blackberries, lemon juice, honey, coconut sugar, flour, and pumpkin spice.
- Pile the fruit filling onto the prepared dough, making sure to keep the fruit in the middle of the dough. Make sure and leave a 2-inch border around the edge. Fold the rim of the dough up over outer rim of the filling, overlapping the dough into triangles as you go.
- Brush the crust with the melted butter and sprinkle with additional pumpkin spice.
- Bake the Galette on a parchment lined, baking sheet for 30-35-minutes at 425-degrees until the crust is a nice golden brown.
- Let the Galette cool for 10-minutes and serve warm with ice cream, if desired.