Elsa's Comtoise galette


Elsa's Comtoise galette
This galette is a classic Comtois dessert that resembles choux pastry (pâte à choux).
60,5974.0/5 for 28 ratings
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Last modified on: January 20th 2013

For 1 galette, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.25 min.46 min.
Keeping: 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.
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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.
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Pour in 120 g cream and mix once more.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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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.
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Glaze the top.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Draw lines with a fork to decorative the top.

Stage 10 - 20 min.
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Bake for about 20 minutes, watching for colouration.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,261 Kcal or 9,466 Kj52 gr225 gr128 gr
113 %20 %21 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
257 Kcal or 1,076 Kj6 gr26 gr15 gr
13 %2 %2 %2 %
Per galette
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,261 Kcal or 9,466 Kj52 gr225 gr128 gr
113 %20 %21 %19 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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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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