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Apple Galette


Apple Galette
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(Galette Grand-mere)
An Apple Cake

Adapted from The Cuisine of the Rose

2 1/2 teaspoons dry yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 cup warm water
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

Topping

2 Tablespoons butter softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 apple peeled, cored and thinly sliced
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Dissolve the yeast in 1/4 cup of lukewarm water with 1 tablespoon of sugar. Process the egg in a food processor and add the salt, butter and 1 cup of the flour. Add enough flour to make a firm dough. Use the processor to knead. ( about 1 minute). Form into ball and place in butter bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise until double.

Preheat oven to 400°

Punch dough down and knead briefly. press into a 10 inch buttered quiche or tart pan. Smear with softened butter and sprinkle with some of the sugar mixture. slice apples and place in a circular pattern. Sprinkle with the rest of the sugar.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

1 comment:

Maria Gifford said...

I'm definantly going to make this Galette soon .. using some wild apples.

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