Tuesday, November 16, 2010
TWD: Cranberry Lime Galette
By all rights, this galette shouldn't look as good as it does.
When the baking time was up, I decided that it needed just a few more minutes in the oven. So, I closed the oven door, and waited for the nice golden brown color to appear.
Only I got distracted. I walked over to the computer and started checking out various websites and blogs. Then, I went over to the dog to give her some attention. Somewhere in mid-pet, a little bell went off in my brain. Oh say, didn't you have a galette still baking in the oven? It must be carbonized by now.
Truly, the goddess of baking and ovens must have been overseeing everything, because the galette was perfectly cooked.
This is a simple, but delicious, dessert.
First, you roll out your pastry crust, then spread some finely chopped nuts and bread crumbs in the center.
Next, you spoon your fruit mixture over the crumbs.
Finally, you carefully fold up the sides of the pie dough, pleating the excess as you work your way around the galette.
Brush a little water on the dough, sprinkle with sugar, then bake for about 40 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown. (I used a water spray bottle and it worked great.)
This week's hostesses were Whitney, April, and Elizabeth of Celestial Confections. Not only is this a lovely dessert, but it meets all the requirements for breakfast. And lunch.
Stop by Tuesdays with Dorie to see what the other bakers did. I understand there were all kinds of fruits filling this galette.