Peach Galette

Peach Galette

Galette is a traditional cake from Northern France. This rustic version made with peaches is perfect as a summer snack, being fresh and light.

Serves:  8

Dietary: Vegetarian, Vegan, egg-free, nut-free, 

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Cooking time: 30- 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

250 g whole-wheat flour (or white flour)
40 g cane sugar (or white sugar)
120 ml oil
15 ml water
2 – 3 ripe peaches
some milk

 

Method

  1. Preheat the oven at 180o C.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the dried ingredients (flour and sugar).
  3. Add the water and oil.
  4. Mix until the dough is smooth and let the dough set in the fridge (covered with cling film) for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Roll the dough over a baking paper (NB the dough is quite fragile and tends to crumble, but it is normal).
  6. Cut the peaches into small slices and place them in the middle of your dough.
  7. Close the flaps and brush the top with some milk.
  8. Bake at 180o C for around 30 – 40 minutes.

 

This recipe has been donated by Francesca Straniero, Registered Associate Nutritionist

 

Nutrition Information

Per serving:
Total calories: 139 kcal
Fat: 0.7 g 
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Total sugar: 7.3 g
Free sugar: 5.0 g
Fibre: 3.8 g
Protein: 4.2 g
Salt: 0.00 g

 

Nutrition Facts

This version has a reduced content of sugar and has a low-fat content.

 

Variations

  1. Gluten-free version: substitute wheat flour with rice flour or any certified gluten-free flour.
  2. You can use different types of fruits, such as berries or stone fruits including plums, nectarines and apricots.
  3. For more flavour you can add fresh mint leaves.

 

 

 

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