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