Apple Galette

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2007, America's Test Kitchen TV

Getting a flaky crust and caramelized apples can make this simple French tart not so simple. We wanted both-every time.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME2 hours

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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...

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