APPLE-ALMOND GALETTE

 

  • Cooking Time: 60 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (7oz) almond paste
  • 2 large eggs (1 egg seperated)
  • 2 T. four, plus more for work surface
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 5 or 6 baking apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T sugar, plus more for top
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 T. sliced almonds
  • Your favorite Pie Crust
  • Whipped Cream (optional)

Directions

  • *In a mixer bowl, beat together almond paste, 1 egg, 1 egg white, the flour and salt on high speed until fluffy, about 1 min. set aside
  • *Cut apples into 3/8 inch thick slices and in a large bowl, toss with juice, sugar, ginger and nutmeg.
  • *Heat oven to 350 degrees F. and place rack in lower third. Line a baking sheet with Reynalds Parchment Paper. On a floured surface, roll out pie crust dough into a 14 inch oval. Transfer to parchment paper on baking sheet. Spread almond paste mixture over dough, leaving a 2 inch border around edge. Arrange apple slices over almond paste. Fold over border, pleating dough and covering out edges of apples. Freeze 10 minutes.
  • *In a small bowl, beat together remaing yolk and 2 T water. Bruch over crust. Generously sprinkle crust and apples with sugar. Top wit nuts.
  • *Bake until filling is just golden and apples are tender, about 1 hour. If crust browns too quickly, cover only crust with Reynold aluminum foil. Slide galette on parchment onto a wire rack. Let cool slighly before serving. Serve with whipped cream if desired.

Notes

I found this recipe in a magazine and made it for this Thanksgiving. It was a big hit.

Author Credit: Ladies Home Journal

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