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Pear Galette
Light and cozy, this galette is an excellent midweek dessert.
INGREDIENTS
  • Butter crust
  • 1.5 lbs pears, apples, or combination of the two
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour or cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. If using a tart apple in mix, skip lemon.
  • Optional: 1 egg for egg wash
  • Honey and/or caramel for serving
METHOD
  1. Prepare butter crust, then cool in fridge. Heat oven to 400F.
  2. Core pears/apples and cut into very thin slices with sharp knife or mandoline slicer. 
  3. Add fruit to bowl and combine with sugar, cornstarch/flour and optional lemon zest and cinnamon.
  4. On parchment paper on baking sheet, roll out crust into a 12" circle, then arrange fruit to your liking on crust, leaving a 1-2" border.
  5. Fold edges of crust over fruit, pressing to seal. Dot crust with pieces of butter. Brush with egg and dust with sugar (if desired).
  6. Bake for roughly 45 minutes until fruit is tender and crust is golden. 
  7. Remove from oven, cool for 10 min, then drizzle with caramel/honey and serve.