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Elsa's Comtoise galette

Elsa's Comtoise galette

This galette is a classic Comtois dessert that resembles choux pastry (pâte à choux).

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Last modified on: January 20th 2013

For 1 galette, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.25 min.46 min.
Preservation: A day or two in the fridge, protected by food film
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #1 Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C)

Put 250 ml whole milk, 100 g caster sugar and 75 g butter into a pan.

Bring to the boil over medium heat.
Stage 2
3 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #2 Turn the heat down and tip in 150 g flour all at once.

Beat vigorously with a wooden spoon until the dough collects into a ball.

Remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool for 5 minutes. You can transfer the dough to a bowl now if you prefer.
Stage 3
5 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #3 Add 3 eggs one at a time, mixing well as you add each one...
Stage 4
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #4 ...until evenly mixed.
Stage 5
2 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #5 Pour in 120 g cream and mix once more.
Stage 6
2 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #6 Finish by adding 1 tablespoon orange flower water (if you wish) and mix one last time.
Stage 7
3 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #7 Spread the dough out into a buttered tart mould or tin.
Stage 8
3 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #8 Glaze the top.
Stage 9
3 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #9 Draw lines with a fork to decorative the top.
Stage 10
20 min.
Elsa's Comtoise galette : Photo of step #10 Bake for about 20 minutes, watching for colouration.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 galette : 2.54 €

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And to drink?: For a dessert Comtois the best is a wine Comtois: a small glass of "vin de paille" will be the top!
Source: Elsa, of course - she did all of it.
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