Apple Galette

From French Apple Tart

Apple Galette

Why This Recipe Works

Our galette recipe had to have the buttery flakiness of a croissant, with the strength to support a generous layer of apples. Choosing the right flour—a blend of all-purpose and instant—for the dough put us on the right track, since it gave...

Why This Recipe Works

Our galette recipe had to have the buttery flakiness of a croissant, with the strength to support a generous layer of apples. Choosing the right flour—a blend of all-purpose and instant—for the dough put us on the right track, since it gave us a crust that was tender, not tough. Blending the butter into the dough using the French fraisage method created lots of flaky layers for our perfect galette recipe.

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French Apple TartSeason 8, Ep. 825

A tart should be easier to prepare than the typical double-crust American pie. But developing a flaky crust sturdy enough to support the fruit is a bit tricky. And getting the apples to caramelize by ...