Desserts Recipes

Strawberry Thyme Galette

DSC08639 (1) Ingredients for Strawberry Thyme Galette:
  • All-purpose flour - 3/4 cup
  • Oat flour - 1/4 cup
  • Raw sugar - 2 tsp
  • Butter - 1/4 cup
  • Ice-cold water - 2 tbsp
  • A little milk for brushing the crust
  Ingredients for the Filling:
  • Strawberries sliced - 1 1/2 cups
  • Fresh lemon Thyme - 3-4 sprigs (optional)
  • Raw sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Peach jam - 1 tbsp
How to Prepare Crust:
  • Add the all-purpose flour, oat flour and sugar to the food processor bowl and pulse for a few seconds.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces and add to the food processor Pulse it until you get large bean size pieces of butter.
  • Add the cold water and pulse again until the mixture just comes together. Please do not overwork the dough.
  • Make a disc of the dough and wrap with some plastic wrap. Keep it in the fridge for minimum 1 hour.
How to Prepare Galette:
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Take the dough out of the refrigerator and dust the counter liberally with some flour.
  • Roll the dough into a circle. If you find it is cracking, just press the cracked pieces together and roll.
  • Transfer the dough gently onto parchment paper.
  • Brush the crust with the jam, keeping about a 2-inch border around. Arrange the strawberry slices in the center and lemon thyme leaves  on top.
  • Fold the sides of the dough around the fruit by picking it up gently along the sides and pressing against the fruit.
  • Brush the top of the dough with a little milk and sprinkle 1 tbsp of raw sugar over the fruit.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F for about 40 - 45 minutes until crust becomes golden brown.
  • Cool completely  and serve at room temperature  with some whip cream