Galette Dough

Galette Dough
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This is an all purpose galette dough. Make your rustic pie sweet or savory. The variations are virtually endless.
Recipe type: Pastry
Serves: 1 9½ inch galette
  • 1½ cups of unbleached all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 9 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 4 to 5 Tablespoons of ice water
  1. Mixing the dough can be done in a food processor or by hand.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients.
  3. Add the butter and mix until the dough looks like coarse meal.
  4. Sprinkle with 4 Tablespoons of water and mix until the dough comes together adding 1 teaspoon of water at a time just until dough comes together.
  5. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour and up to 2 days.
Black Pepper: Add ½ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper to the dry ingredients.
Cornmeal: Substitute ¼ cup of fine cornmeal for ¼ cup of the flour.
Poppy Seeds: Add 2 Tablespoons poppy seeds to the dry ingredients.

This dough can be frozen for up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator before rolling out.


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