Indulge your inner Francophile with these yummy galette recipes

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Credit: thekindnessechoe, meredithettrich/TikToks
Credit: thekindnessechoe, meredithettrich/TikToks

Galettes are French tarts with the crust loosely folded over a sweet or savory filling. And like many aesthetically pleasing dishes that came before it, the rustic-looking pastry is taking over TikTok. If you’re looking to indulge your inner Francophile, the kitchen is a great place to start. Enjoy some fine French cuisine with these five galette recipes.

1. Vegan fig, walnut, prosciutto and goat cheese galette

This cozy vegan recipe adds a timeless touch to any tea party. Begin by rolling out galette or pie dough into a circle. Next, place an arrangement of figs, walnuts, vegan prosciutto, sautéed onions and vegan goat cheese on the dough, leaving a 1- to 2-inch border. Fold the outer rim of the dough toward the center, overlapping each corner. Before baking, brush the crust with vegan egg whites. Top off with a few fresh figs.

2. Ratatouille galette

This recipe doubles down on French cuisine. After rolling out the dough, brush on some pesto before layering on a spiral of sliced tomato, zucchini, yellow squash, mushroom and garlic cloves. Drizzle with olive oil, and fold the exterior dough toward the center before brushing it with egg and baking.

3. Pear, brie and honey galette

This sweet and savory recipe is like a picnic in a pastry. First, roll out the dough. Then add an even layer of goat cheese wedges, followed by a layer of apple slices arranged in a spiral. Next, drizzle on some honey before folding the outer rim of the dough toward the center. Finally, brush the crust with egg. Then bake and enjoy!

4. Berry galette

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This refreshing galette involves a mix of berries, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and cinnamon spread evenly on a flattened circle of dough, leaving enough room for the outer rim to overlap. Once the exterior dough is folded, brush with egg, then sprinkle with raw sugar before baking. This will make the crust extra crispy. Serve with some ice cream, whipped cream or both!

5. Chocolate and banana galette


This decadent galette involves layers of bittersweet chocolate flakes and banana slices over the dough. After adding a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of sugar, fold over the outer rim of the dough. Brush the crust with egg, dust on more sugar, and then bake. Finish off with a drizzle of melted chocolate.

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