nectarine galette
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Nectarine and Apple Galette

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nectarine & apple galette

Nectarine and Apple Galette

This nectarine galette is so easy to make. It can be made with store brought pastry or homemade. I found this recipe for a sweet-tart pastry, made with vinegar and sour cream. It is quite an easy pastry to make by hand. Use whatever fruit you like or whatever is in season.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
2 hours chilling in fridge 0 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Desserts
Servings 8 serves

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 250 grams plain flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 125 grams unsalted butter, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 3 medium nectarines, skin on, sliced, or any type of fruit you like

Instructions
 

  • Pastry
  • For the pastry, combine vinegar and a quarter cup of iced water in a jug. Place the flour in a large bowl with sugar, vanilla bean paste, and a pinch of salt flakes.
    Add butter and toss to coat, then rub into the flour mixture, leaving some larger pieces ( this will make the pastry nice and flaky)
    Stir in the sour cream, then gradually add the vinegar mixture, bringing the dough together with your hands ( don't add extra water- the dough will be quite shaggy, but will come together once chilled). Turn out onto a lightly floured work surface and gently knead.
    Wrap in glad wrap and chill for at least 2 hours before using.
  • Take the chilled pastry out and roll into a rectangle or round shape. Leave a border to fold the pastry over once the fruit is arranged on the pastry case. Fold the pastry over the fruit. Sprinkle with some demarera sugar.
    Bake in a preheated oven at 200C for 30 minutes or until a nice golden colour.
    Allow cooling for 5 minutes on the tray. Cut into 8 pieces and serve with vanilla ice cream.

Notes

They say you should always add just a little bit of vinegar in a pie crust helps to soften gluten in the flour so it doesn’t get too tough and chewy.
Keyword apple cider vinegar, caster, desserts, sour cream, unsalted butter

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