Friday, April 3, 2015

Cranberry Galette

Cranberry Galette is a free form tart. The texture of pastry is soft and flaky. The filling is sweet and sour taste. In each bite you can feel the crunchiness of walnuts. Overall, It is an easy and tasty dessert.

I served this dessert with a scoop of vanilla icecream. It was so good. Try this dessert, I'm sure you ll love it.

Serve : 8
Recipe source : Joy of Baking

Step 1: Ingredients

For filling

2 cup Cranberry (frozen or fresh)
1/2 cup Granulated sugar
1/3 cup Dark brown sugar
1/3 cup walnuts

For pastry

1 1/4 cup All purpose flour
1/2 cup Unsalted butter, chilled and cut into 1 inch cubes
1 tbsp Granulated sugar
1/2 tsp salt
5 tbsp of cold water
2 tbsp of Milk or table cream for brushing the dough.

Step 2: Filling preparation

Wash and pat dry the cranberries with paper towel.

chop the cranberries and walnuts and set aside.

Take cranberries in bowl, add sugar and brown sugar. Stir it well with spoon and close the bowl with plastic wrap and set aside.

Step 4: Make dough & refridgerate it for 30 minutes

1. Take flour, salt and sugar. Whisk until all combined well.

2. Add cold butter cubes, Mix it using fork or hand, until it resembles wet sand.

3. Add a tablespoon at a time, mix well using hand.

4. Keep adding water and knead until the dough becomes right consistency.

5. Cover the bowl with lid or plastic wrap or transfer the dough into Zip-lock plastic bag and let it rest in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Step 5: Roll out the dough

1. Remove dough from refridgerator to a flour coated work surface. Roll the dough using rolling pin about 12 inch in all sides.

2. Gently transfer the rolled dough to the baking pan lined with baking sheet.

Step 6: Free form tart preparation

Preheat oven to 400 F.

1. Add cranberry filling in the centre of dough. Evenly spread the filling over the pastry sheet and leave 2 inch gap in border.

2. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over the filling.

3. Gently fold the edges of pastry sheet over filling.

4. Brush with table cream or milk, around the edges of the pastry sheet and sprinkle some granulated sugar on it.

Step 7: Bake it up

Bake it for about 25 to 30 minutes or the edges of the pastry turn to nice golden brown colour.

Remove it from oven and move it wire rack to cool down.

Serving Suggestion:

Sift powder sugar on edges of pastry and serve with whipped cream or any choice of fav ice cream..


  1. Delicious galette.......... please pass me some portion...... :)

  2. Tempting.. :)
    Nice post.
    Please do check mine and comment:


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