Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Plum crazy…………another galette!


Yes, galettes really are the way to go when it comes 
to easy tart/pie, or whatever you like to call some type 
of delicious fresh fruit all wrapped up in crispy pastry.


   For this delicious dessert which we actually indulged 
in at teatime yesterday - just out of the oven - I cut up 
six large red plums, tossed with 1/4 cup toasted sliced 
almonds, 2 tablespoons of flour, same amount of 
sugar, a smidgen of fresh ground nutmeg, and a dash of fresh 
squeezed lemon juice.
Tossed all together lightly, and piled all into 
the center of a readymade unrolled piecrust, 
gathered up the edges, brushed with heavy cream, 
and sprinkled with demerara sugar.

Baked in a hot oven for 15 minutes, then reduced heat for 
another 15 or so until golden brown and juices started to flow.
Definitely a rustic beauty.


Délicieux!

11 comments:

  1. You've been plum-crazy, and I've been tart-crazy! HA! A galette may need to be my next endeavor. This dessert looks so warm and satisfying.

    xo Cassie

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  2. Oh my it is beautiful, and sounds delicious! B

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  3. Just my cup of tea Mary - I love ready made pastry, it is as good as I can make. I love a savoury one too - the choice is endless.

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  4. It looks delicious! If you hear your doorbell ring, it will be me...

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  5. We've been inundated with plums in our garden so I've been thinking about different recipes to use them all up! It was 'plum' upside down cake yesterday. I think your galette will be next xx

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  6. I need to save this idea for when our plums are ripe. They are starting to turn purple, maybe in another week. Yummmmm!
    This looks so very delicious. Now I want right now.

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  7. Gorgeous looking galette. I'm eyeing our plums and hope to start picking a few this weekend. Your galette might just be on the menu.

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  8. This recipe is a keeper. It looks delicious and I know that it is delicious. Can't wait for my plums to ripen. Thank you for sharing Mary.

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  9. Somebody pass me a spoon and a jug of cream, to go with that plum galette right this instant. ;)

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