Galette de Fougerolles


Galette de Fougerolles
This Galette de Fougerolles is a flattish cake filled with a hazelnut buttercream and topped just before baking with a "craquelin" (sweet cracker) crust, studded with griottine cherries.
11,9715/5 for 3 ratings
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Last modified on: February 17th 2019

For 1 galette, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 galette 2 galettes 3 galettes

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41 min.2 hours40 min.3 hours 21 min.
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Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 4 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #1
Shape 200 g Brioche dough into 2 balls.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #2
Stand a deep 7-inch (18 cm) dessert ring on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 3 - 6 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #3
Roll out the 2 pieces of brioche dough with a rolling pin into circles about 7 inches (18 cm) in diameter.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #4
Lay a circle of dough in the bottom of the ring. Don't worry if it doesn't go right to the edge, as it will swell during baking.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #5
Glaze around the edge of the circle using a brush.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #6
Spread 250 g Rich hazelnut buttercream over the dough, keeping it inside the glazed edge.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #7
Sit the second circle of dough on top and press down lightly around the edge to seal.

Stage 8 - 2 hours
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #8
Glaze all over the top.

Leave in a warm place to rise for 2 hours.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #9
Meanwhile, drain 50 g Griottine cherries.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #10
Roll out 100 g Craquelin (sweet cracker dough) thinly.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #11
Cut out a circle of craquelin 7 inches (18 cm) in diameter. Use a plate of the right size to help you.

Stage 12 - 2 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #12
Once the brioche has risen well, preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Lay the craquelin on top of the galette.

Stage 13 - 7 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #13
Push the cherries into the top of the galette through the craquelin, distributing them evenly.

Tip: Push your finger through the craquelin into the dough with a sharp, precise prod, then stick the cherry into the hole you have made.

Stage 14 - 40 min.
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #14
Bake for about 40 minutes.

Stage 15
Galette de Fougerolles : Photo of step #15
Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

For an interesting variation: replace half the flour in the craquelin with ground hazelnuts. This gives a more definite hazelnut flavour and a subtler crust.

If you don't have hazelnut cream, just use almond cream or frangipane instead.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
707 Kcal or 2,960 Kj26 gr179 gr82 gr
35 %10 %17 %12 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
112 Kcal or 469 Kj4 gr28 gr13 gr
6 %2 %3 %2 %
Per galette
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
707 Kcal or 2,960 Kj26 gr179 gr82 gr
35 %10 %17 %12 %
% 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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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Rich hazelnut buttercreamRich hazelnut buttercream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine", Tarte Jurassienne, ... All
Brioche doughBrioche dough: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs in brioche nests, Mini apricot and pistachio brioches, Snails in a brioche, Apple and Blackcurrant Brioche Pies, Flaky chocolate brioche, ... All
Craquelin (sweet cracker dough)Craquelin (sweet cracker dough): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Choux pastry (pâte à choux), ... All
Griottine cherriesGriottine cherries: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Mini almond-morello tarts, Cherry and pistachio tarts, Piped petits-fours, Black Forest gateau, ... All

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