Strawberry Galette

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Strawberry Galette : spring flavours releasing and so easy to make !

Strawberry Galette : spring flavours releasing and so easy to make !

Beautiful spring brings beautiful and healthy fruits! Loaded with vitamins, they are so perfect to enjoy in salads, smoothies, cakes, galettes, swiss rolls or muffins. Strawberry Galette is one of the most inviting desserts we enjoy, so simple to make with store bought pie pastry.
Of, course, it can be made with all other kinds of fruits; it really depends on which is your favourite. What is important to do is either to lay some corn starch combined with sugar on the pastry, once rolled out, before you arrange the fruits all over or toss the fruits with the corn starch mixture; especially recommended for the fruits with high percentage of water (peaches, plums, grapes, apricots, pears, pineapple, redcurrants, to name a few ):

Strawberry Galette : spring flavours releasing and so easy to make !
I cannot promise you have tidy galette doing it that way since the fruits are so juicy, so tasty and so messy but, as long as you have low sugar, fresh fruits, quickly done galette, with some ice cream aside, who really cares ? πŸ™‚

Strawberry Galette : spring flavours releasing and so easy to make !

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Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette : spring flavours releasing and so easy to make !

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Galette
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 squares

Ingredients

  • 1 store bought rectangular pie pastry ( 15 x 10 inches )
  • 3 Β½ cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp sugar pears, optional
  • 2 Tbsp honey to garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  2. On flat and clean working surface, unfold the pie pastry ( 15 x 10 inches )

  3. Combine cornstarch and sugar in a mug; sprinkle the pastry with it, leaving 1 inch on both sides so you can fold them easier before baking.

  4. Arrange strawberry slices on the pastry and garnish with lemon zest.

  5. Fold the side edges, press lightly, brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar pearls, optionally.

  6. Bake for 30 minutes, take out, leave to cool for 5 minutes, cut the squares, drizzle with honey to taste and serve.

 

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