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Pink Lady Apple & Dark Cherry Galette

Bijouxs Little Jewels | Pink Lady Apple & Dark Cherry Galette

A galette is a rustic tart with hand-folded edges, that’s all, it’s just that easy. Pink Lady Apple & Dark Cherry Galette, a tart is born – a little jewel from Bijouxs.

Celebrations abound in Spring. Perhaps you are attending or celebrating at home and would enjoy a simple sweet for the festivities, here’s Bijouxs’ contribution. Sliced apples and sweet cherries are folded in a simple dough (either from-scratch or the freezer) and baked until crisp and golden.

Bijouxs Little Jewels | Pink Lady Apple & Dark Cherry Galette

Pink Lady apples have been arriving in my organic produce boxes. Inspired by a dish on the Chez Panisse menu, I thought the apples lovely pink color and extranvagent sweetness would lend itself to a dessert. With only a few apples, I added dark sweet cherries (yes, frozen, defrosted & drained) to the galette. Beautiful, sometimes it all works.

I sliced the apples thin, easily by using a handheld mandoline slicer (like this) then fanned them around the dough which was rolled out to a 12-inch circle. The cherries were mounded in the center of the tart, edges folded over, a sprinkle of sugar and off in the oven. A brush of rapsberry perserves on the apples for another layer of pink sweetness.

Cooking at home with simplicity in mind–a tart is born…Pink Lady Apple & Dark Cherry Galette.

As always, enjoy. B
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