Monday, August 23, 2010

Weekend Kitchen...Peach Blueberry Galette

I finally made a galette!  It's been on my list for a long time and after seeing the delicious one that Kendall made I wanted to make one right away!
* Ingredients for Pie Crust:
-  2 1/2 cups flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 sticks (8 ounces, 16 tablespoons or 1 cup) unsalted butter, very cold
* Note: Pie crust recipe makes enough for two galette (or one top & bottom pie crust)
I have a thing for making homemade pie crust.  Follow Smitten Kitchen's awesome tutorial for homemade pie dough and you will never buy a pre-made crust again!  I am not going to re-type Smitten's directions - so, print out her tutorial and keep it with your cookbooks - you will use it time and time again! 
Make the pie dough first, refrigerate, and then prepare filling.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Ingredients for galette filling:
- 2 c. blueberries
- 5 peaches, peeled and sliced
- 1/2 c. sugar (I used Turbinado sugar but regular will work just fine)
- 1tsp. lemon juice
- egg white (optional)
Mix filling ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
Roll out pie dough .  I decided to bake the galette on my pizza stone but a cookie sheet would work just as well.  If you use a cookie sheet, you might want to line with parchment paper first so that the crust doesn't stick.
Pour filling into a mound in the center of dough. 
Fold up the sides and it will look something like this:
If you'd like, brush the dough with egg white and then sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
A word of warning about baking - if you use a pizza stone or an un-rimmed cookie sheet, you might want to place a liner in the over.  My filling started to creep off of the pizza stone and drip all over the oven while it was baking.
Let cool and enjoy!


Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

It looks delish!! Wonderful job!! Angie xo

Emily {Frilly Details} said...

What a delicious looking dessert!

Cap Creations said...

OMGosh that looks awesome! Even before it was baked it looked great! said...

That looks amazing!!! I've never made one of these but I think I will now. Thanks for the liner tip too!


Allie and Pattie said...

Great job! I love gallettes and yours looks wonderful!
xoxo Pattie

Val said...

Looks wonderful!! Can I have a piece?

sydney @ memorable minutes said...

okay seriously, every one of your posts make me jealous. i can't take it.

Tashia said...

That looks almost too pretty to eat! I'm making it this weekend!

Kari said...

Oh man! This looks INCREDIBLY yummy!!! Thanks for the great recipe!!!

barbara@hodge:podge said...

Yum! I just bought fresh peaches and blueberries today! I am going to try this tomorrow. Good tip about the stone!


Dayka (Life +Style) said...

wow--it's not even 9 am and my mouth is watering for dessert! this look so good!!!

Melissa said...

That looks fabulous! I posted a similar recipe today, but I only had peaches, no blueberries.

I'm so ready to make another, maybe with blueberries this time!

alicia said...

So glad you are back. Or maybe that I'm back? I love coming here. This looks amazing. And your photos make my mouth water. Yummy!! Thanks for linkin up to tasty tuesdays. Please come back again.

Days at Buttermilk Cottage said...

Your blueberry/peach (two of my favorite fruits) dessert looks amazing. I look forward to trying it. I just discovered your blog. We have a lot of the same interests. Hope you'll pay me a visit!

lisaroyhandbags said...

mmm this looks amazing! peaches and blueberries are one of my favourite combos! :)

Tori said...

This looks so delicious!


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