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plum nectarine galette

Plum Nectarine Galette

The extraordinary combination of plum and nectarine flavors on top of the flakiest crust ever! This plum nectarine galette is fantastic!!
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword classic recipes, crowd pleasers, easy recipes
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 328 kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes

Ingredients

For the Pie Crust:

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter cold and diced into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons shortening cold
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/4 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1-2 tablespoons cold milk or water
  • 1 large egg plus 1 teaspoon water beaten

For the Filling:

  • 1 plum pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1 nectarine pitted thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

For the Pie Crust:

  1. To a large bowl, add sifted all-purpose flour, salt and granulated sugar and whisk together to blend.
  2. Next, add diced butter and shortening to the dry mixture. Using a pastry cutter or fork, begin cutting butter and shortening into the flour creating various sizes of crumbs. The crumbs should range from course pea shapes to larger chunks.
  3. Add one egg yolk and vinegar to crumb mixture and stir around to combine.
  4. Finally, slowly pour in milk or water around the entire mixture in two intervals, using your hands to begin bringing the dough together.
  5. After the last milk addition, shape the dough with your hands into a flatter ball disk. Wrap the ball in plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

To assemble:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Roll out cold dough to size of your liking then alternate plum and nectarine slices in a circular pattern to the center of the dough leaving at least one inch of pie dough on the outskirts to fold over.
  3. Next sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over slices then fold over the remaining pie dough.
  4. Brush egg wash over dough.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until filling is tender and bubbly and crust is golden brown. Serve with my Big Mama's Vanilla Ice Cream if you really want a treat!
Nutrition Facts
Plum Nectarine Galette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 314mg 13%
Potassium 139mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 11g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 13.2%
Vitamin C 4.2%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 8.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.