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Apple Cheddar Galette


70 min

Apple Cheddar Galette

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70 min


8 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

Does the combination of apples and cheese seem too weird to you? Then try cooking this apple cheddar galette to check its delicate taste! Apples are sweet, while cheese is a bit salty and this is what makes this dessert a perfect choice to treat your loved ones!



  • flour: 200 g
  • salt: 0.5 tsp
  • sugar: 1.5 tsp
  • unsalted butter: 170 g
  • sour cream: 85 ml (not light)
  • cheddar cheese: 2 Tbsp (finely grated)
  • apple: 4 piece (not too sweet)
  • lemon zest: 0.5 tsp
  • lemon juice: 3 Tbsp
  • maple syrup: 1 Tbsp
  • minute tapioca: 2 tsp
  • cinnamon: 1 tsp (ground)
  • egg: 1 piece

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Stages of cooking

  1. Start cooking the galette with making pastry dough. To do that, just cut the butter into cubes, take a large bowl and mix flour, salt, butter and sugar in it.

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  2. Start kneading the dough, add sour cream and finely grated cheddar cheese. Mix once again.

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  3. Knead the dough well and form a ball with your hands. Then make a disk out of the ball. Dredge with flour, wrap into kitchen film and leave in the fridge for about half an hour or more.  

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  4. Meanwhile, peel and cut the apples into quarters. Put the pieces into a bowl with water and lemon juice to prevent them from discoloring. Pre-heat the oven to 205 C (400 F).

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  5. Take the apples from the water and slice them into 4-5 pieces lengthwise. Put them back into lemon water.

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  6. Drain apple slices and put them into a bowl. Sprinkle with maple syrup and cinnamon. Add minute tapioca and lemon zest. Toss the apples well.

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  7. Now, roll out the dough and put it on a baking pan covered with parchment paper.

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  8. Arrange slices of apples on the dough in a circular pattern. They may overlap a bit.

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  9. Dredge the galette with grated cheese and fold the edges of the dough.

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  10. Take a small bowl and whisk one egg with one teaspoon of water in it. Brush the galette with the egg mixture using a pastry brush. Then dredge with coarse sugar.

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  11. Bake in the pre-heated oven for about 10-15 minutes at 205 C (400 F). Then reduce the temperature to 190 C (375 F) and keep baking for about 15-20 minutes more. The apples should be well cooked and the crust should become light brown. Serve warm and enjoy!

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History of the Apple Cheddar Galette: The Apple Cheddar Galette is a unique dessert that has its roots in French cuisine. The galette is a type of pastry that is typically made with a flaky dough and filled with sweet or savory ingredients. The addition of cheddar cheese to this classic recipe creates a perfectly balanced flavor that appeals to both sweet and savory palates. The Apple Cheddar Galette has gained popularity all over the world as a favorite treat for any occasion.

Tips and Tricks for Apple Cheddar Galette Recipe: To get the perfect crust for your Apple Cheddar Galette, it is important to make sure that the butter is cold and the dough is handled as little as possible. Keeping the dough chilled helps to create a flaky and tender crust. You can also experiment with different types of apples to find the perfect balance of sweetness and tartness for your galette. Be sure to slice the apples thinly and evenly to ensure even cooking.

Tips for presenting the dish: The Apple Cheddar Galette makes a beautiful presentation for any occasion. The rustic, free-form crust is both elegant and inviting. To add a touch of sophistication, you can drizzle a caramel sauce over the galette before serving, or top it off with a dollop of whipped cream. For a more casual presentation, slice the galette into wedges and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Whatever your preference, the Apple Cheddar Galette is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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