Cherry Almond Galette – Rustic Dessert Delight

Cherry Almond Galette – Rustic Dessert Delight

There’s something enchanting about the delicate balance between the sweet, vibrant cherries and the nutty aroma of almonds. The Cherry Almond Galette is a rustic masterpiece that captures the essence of summer. Imagine a golden-brown, flaky crust that cradles a luscious filling of ripe cherries mingling with toasted almonds. Every bite is a journey through orchards and gardens, a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 3 cups fresh cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
  • Sliced almonds for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the cherries, granulated sugar, almond flour, almond extract, lemon juice, and salt. Toss gently to coat.
  3. Roll out the pre-made pie crust on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Spoon the cherry and almond mixture onto the center of the crust, leaving a border around the edges.
  5. Gently fold the edges of the crust over the filling, creating pleats as you go.
  6. Brush the crust with the beaten egg, and sprinkle sliced almonds over the top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Indulge in the harmonious blend of cherries and almonds with this delightful galette. The crispy, buttery crust embraces the juicy cherries and the subtle crunch of toasted almonds, creating a texture and taste that’s simply irresistible.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 31g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 3g

Immerse yourself in the allure of this Cherry Almond Galette. With its visually captivating appearance and sensational flavors, it’s more than a dessert – it’s a memory waiting to be cherished. Share this rustic delight with loved ones, savoring each bite as you create new stories together.

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