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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.
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Last modified on: February 17th 2019

For 1 galette, you will need:

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41 min.2 hours40 min.3 hours 21 min.
Keeping:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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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

% 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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Home made.

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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: Tarte Jurassienne, ... All
Brioche doughBrioche dough: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Snails in a brioche, Brioche Tatin, Agen prune cake, 3-fruit brioche loaf, Brioche royale, ... All
Craquelin (sweet cracker dough)Craquelin (sweet cracker dough): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Choux pastry (pâte à choux), Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, ... All
Griottine cherriesGriottine cherries: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cherry and pistachio tarts, Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Black Forest gateau, Piped petits-fours, ... All

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