How to Make Rustic Cherry Galette

This rustic cherry galette recipe combines the juicy goodness of sweet cherries with a buttery and flaky crust and a hint of almond, resulting in a mouthwatering dessert that is as beautiful as it is delicious. Baked to golden perfection, this galette emerges from the oven with bubbling, jammy cherries, and no pie-making skills are  necessary.

– all-purpose flour – granulated sugar – salt – unsalted butter – almond extract – fresh or frozen sweet cherries – light brown sugar – cornstarch or all-purpose flour – fresh lemon juice – vanilla extract – egg

Ingredients Needed

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, and salt. Using a fork or your fingers, work the butter into the flour mixture until you are left with large pieces of butter that are about the size of peas.

Recipe Instructions

Whisk together almond extract and 6 tablespoons of ice water. Slowly add to the dough, stirring continuously, using a wooden spoon or rubber spatula to mix together until you have a cohesive dough. Add remaining 2 tablespoons of ice water if needed.

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Wrap dough in plastic wrap and flatten it into a disc. Chill the dough for at least 1 hour.

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Make the filling: In a medium mixing bowl, combine cherries, ⅓ cup brown sugar, cornstarch, fresh lemon juice, vanilla extract, and salt. Set aside.

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Assemble galette: After dough has chilled, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface. Use a rolling pin to roll it out to a circle measuring 12" in diameter and ¼" thick.

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