Fruit Galette

Saturday, July 17, 2021
This is a buttery single crust, free-form pie with a fruit filling and the crust folded partway over the top of the filling, French in origin called a galette.

This is an old-style open-faced pie using buttery pie crust with fresh summer fruits.

Typically a seasonal fruit dessert to include one or more additions of fruits; apple, berries such as strawberries or blueberries, pineapple, or stone fruits such as peaches, plums, mango, or cherries, or even figs.

We use the best of the season ripe cherries and peaches, all baked in this delicious butter crust.

The medley of fruits is a family favorite galette using bing fresh cherries, peaches, blueberries but the suggestions and combinations can be endless.

Each pie can always be a different kind and perfect making it in a muffin tin to satisfy everyone's favorite.

Don't miss my other fruit recipes like my Blueberry Crumble Bars, Biscuit Style Peach or Apple Dumpling Cobbler, or Strawberry Skillet Shortcake, all shouting summer delicious desserts with fresh fruits.

Scroll down to my easy printable recipe card for making this simple fruit pie!



this is a fruit galette with peaches, blueberries and bing cherries





Easy Pie Recipe



If you're in a big hurry of course you can just use store-bought pie filling and a refrigerator package of pie crust, no worries.


This pie crust is delicious and taking advantage of summer and falls bountiful fruits are always a dessert treat so if you have the time, give this recipe a try.


I love making this style open style pie, it's so simple.


Whether you use a pie plate large style or mini pies for a dinner party assortment, they are always a hit and shouts freshness with the use of fresh fruits.


Also, if you hate messy cleanups, be sure to add a piece of foil or parchment paper under your cobblers to catch the bubbling over juices!


this is a collage of different fruit filled pies


Ingredients You Will Need the exact measurements are on the printable recipe card below:


  • Fresh Cherries
  • Fresh Berries
  • Fresh Peaches
  • Any other fruits you prefer
  • Jam
  • Cornstarch
  • Butter
  • Optional: lemon zest, cinnamon, egg wash




Other Fruits We Have Used:

Using the Peach Filling Recipe Method

  1. Apples
  2. Pears
  3. Mango
  4. Rainier Cherries
  5. Blueberries
  6. Strawberries




Tips


  • If using frozen fruits thaw them first and drain
  • Use a deep dish pan
  • Always bake this on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil
  • Using ripe fresh fruits always is the best choice
  • Always preheat the oven first to 375 degrees
  • The filling should not be like pudding but a thinner consistency, it will get thicker when baking in the oven
  • Keep any leftovers in the refrigerator
  • Do not stir berries too much or they will all break, just fold in the fruit
  • These can be frozen raw and then baked from the freezer




Other Recipes We Love


Red Raspberry Cake Style Cobbler


Strawberry Shortcake Old Fashioned Biscuits


Air Fried Hand Pies





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Summer Desserts



This dessert just shouts summer by using seasonal fresh fruits.


Berries of any kind, peaches, and so many more options are available to pick and choose whatever
you love as a filling.


Don't miss trying this version to the alternative a lot more work of making a large full-sized pie.


Remember this can be made all from scratch or canned if fresh fruits isn't available.


Enjoy and let me know how you like my recipe in the comments and please read the tips first.



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Yield: 2 - 9 inch galette or 5 miniature galette
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Easy Fruit Galette

Easy Fruit Galette

Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 35 MinTotal time: 50 Min
A delicious baked pastry filled with your favorite fruits, jams, and a hint of zest or cinnamon. Fruit baked in a super flaky pie crust and easy as pie!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups of any kinds of fruits or a medley
  • Examples: (fresh peaches, blueberries, red or black raspberries, boysenberries cherries, strawberries, plums, figs, pears, apples, mango, are all the ones I've tried) 
  • Note: some that have pits must be removed, all must be cut in bite-sized pieces.
  • 2 tablespoons jam, preserves, or jelly of the coordinating fruits you've picked to use in this recipe( I usually use red raspberry seedless jam) melt the jam around 12 seconds in the microwave (in a microwaved proof dish).
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch ( you can adjust this we like a little juicier pie filling)
  • 2 butter style pie crusts or use your favorite regular pie crust recipe (link below for our butter crust  recipe or use a  store-bought)
  • Butter Crust Recipe 
  • Optional: 
  • a pinch of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest or orange zest
  • 1 beaten egg to brush the crust

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. This amount of fruit makes two 9 inch galettes or 5 mini galettes.
  3. The recipe can be cut in half.
  4. Prepare pie plates for how many you making lining a pie plate with parchment paper ( or use a  greased muffin tin and make mini galettes)
  5. Mix the dough then roll into a 9 inch round (or unroll your store-bought kind) and place it on a parchment paper-lined pie plate.
  6. Set this aside.
  7. In a small bowl place, the fruit you're using sprinkle it with the cornstarch (and cinnamon or zest if using), then add the melted jam carefully stirring carefully to combine.
  8. Crimp up the edges all around the pie crust to make a high edged look.
  9. Pour the fruit into the center and add the butter in the center.
  10. If using an egg wash, wait around 10 minutes.
  11. Brush the dough with a pastry brush with egg wash and continue cooking.
  12. Bake the galette until browned for around 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

239.63

Fat (grams)

16.40

Sat. Fat (grams)

5.28

Carbs (grams)

36.73

Sugar (grams)

319.76


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Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2011. It was edited and re-published in 2021.

36 comments

  1. I love galette! Yours looks so delectable with seasonal fruit.

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  2. I like fruit tarts very much. What a wonderful proposals dear, I'm very tempted by strawberries tart, I love them ^__^ Bye, have a good day

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  3. looks fantastic and soooo simple and easy to make! You bet I'm making it soon!

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  4. This tarte is gorgious! I love your cuisine:)
    Have a nice day! Barbara

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  5. Gorgeous galettes, Claudia :)

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  6. What great looking and no doubt great tasting fruit Galettes. Will definitely be trying this recipe out.

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  7. Great blog. Shame you don't have a 'print this' button.

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  8. Perfect! I love desserts like this. Easy, uncomplicated, and true flavors.

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  9. These are gorgeous! I've never made something like this but I would so love to!

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  10. I am yet to try galette, this one is real tempting.

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  11. These are great for an al fresco summer meal. Light and delicious.

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  12. Gorgeous! Looks bright and flavorful, thanks so much for sharing. =]

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  13. Okay, i had to google galette...consider me its newest fan :) Well done!

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  14. I adore galettes! They are great for going to the market with an open mind and buying what looks fresh. Yours look mouthwatering!!

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  15. These are simply beautiful galettes, Claudia! Your versatile talent is simply amazing!

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  16. I love galettes too and yours looks particularly appealing. You do have a way with food, Claudia.

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  17. I think I will surprise the family with this tonight - made with berries. I love the ease of a galette and your recipe makes me want to stay in the kitchen today.

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  18. I really love galettes. Probably because trying to get the pastry dough into a pan and making the edges pretty is just too fussy for me :-) I prefer the rustic beauty and simplicity of a galette with all its uneven edges. Just beautiful, Claudia!

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  19. Your galettes look beautiful! I have yet to make one but now I absolutely need to. The peach galette is especially calling my name. :)

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  20. Dear Claudia, What a wonderful dessert. Looks absolutely delicious. Blessings, Catherine xoxo

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  21. Lovely recipe and absolutely beautiful galette! Recipes like this get me so excited for summer. Thanks for sharing.

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  22. looks simple and delish .. perfect dish Claudia! ^,^ bookmarked it..

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  23. such a gorgeous dessert and mouth watering photos! I have never made a galette, but this looks so easy!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  24. Oh that looks finger licking good! I love these galettes - they are gorgeous!

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  25. Yummy! I've never made a galette before but I'm anxious to. Your crust looks super flaky and I can picture me eating it with little flakes all over my plate.

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  26. There's nothing better than a fruit galette when it's hot out! I would do anything for a piece of the delectable peach one right now!

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  27. Just gorgeous!!! I'm overdue to make a galette...and it's just moved up my list due to your mouth watering post! Thanks, Claudia!

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  28. Nice recipe! yam.yam....I'll taste it soon. My sisters want so much this!...huahuahua...Kisses from Brazil!
    Oh! I'm your new follower.

    If you want, visit my blog and enjoy it!

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  29. I would have to say even easier then pie! Looks delish, especially that little strawberry one.

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  30. Claudia, that's so lovely! That first photo is simply pulling me in.

    http://spoon-and-chopsticks.blogspot.com/

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  31. Oh so wonderful...I love galettes as well :) I adore their simple brilliance and versatility. This one is a keeper my friend :)

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  32. Meravigliosa la tua galette, ricca di colori e sapori buonissimi! Complimenti!

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  33. These sound incredible! Cannot wait to make it.

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  34. Oh, that looks AMAZING! Galettes are something that I have not tried much, but I should because the universe keeps bringing them to me via blogs and TV this week!

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