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Stone fruit Galette (peaches ) (Galette de duraznos)

As we are here at the end of the summer it is easy to find fruits of the season at a very good price, so Gerardo now arrived with a box of peaches.

Thank God it's a good kind of peaches that does not mature so quickly. In any case I put them all in the refrigerator and made this galette of peaches.

This recipe gives the dough for two galette (I put a dough in the refrigerator for a while) and you can use a mixture of peaches and plums  but I really loved it with peaches and the crust is wonderful
It is not complicated to do.
It can be done with different fruits.
In summary a good recipe.

Adapted from:  Cherised Recipes (Victoria.com)


3 cups peeled and sliced peaches
3 cups peeled and sliced  nectarines 
1 1/2 cup of sugar
1/4 fresh lemon juice
1 recipe old fashioned pie  dough (recipe follows)
1 large egg yolk
1 1/2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
Coarse sugar

In a large bowl  combine peaches and nectarines,
Toss with sugar  and lemon juice until  coated, and allow mixture to macerate for at last 20 minutes.
Drain excess liquid.
Preheat oven to 180 °c (350 °F)
Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment . Set aside.
On a lightly floured surface , roll out half of old fashioned  pie dough into 24 cm round ( 10 inch) .
Place dough on prepared baking sheet.

Spoon half of fruit mixture over dough . Fold border over fruit, overlapping where necessaryand gently press folds of dough together.
In a small bowl whisk together egg yolk and cream until well combined.
Using a pastry brush lightly coat dough with egg mixture sprinkle with coarse sugar.
Repeat process with remaining dough, fruit and egg wash and coarse sugar.
Bake until golden brown about 45 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes before serving.

Old fashioned Pie dough

4 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups cold unsalted butter diced.
2/3 cup cold water

In the work bowl of a food processor  (or by hand ) pulse flour, sugar and salt until combined. Add butter, and continue until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add 2/3 cup cold water in a steady stream until dough comes together. Turn out dough and shape into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. (dough for two galettes)

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