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Peach and Blueberry Galette

peach and blueberry tart recipeIf you are trying to squeeze the last bits out of summer, make a peach pie.  What says summer more than a peach pie?  I saw this peach almond galette in the July issue of Country Living and immediately made it.  The original recipe only uses peaches, but I didn’t have enough to fill the pie, so I added blueberries.  What makes this galette special is that there is a layer of almond paste on the bottom.  I love almond anything, so I knew that it would be interesting.  I also like that it is supposed to be messy looking.  This is a very rustic looking dessert.  In my book, it looks homemade.  Homemade looking things just taste better.

peach and blueberry tart recipe1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup cornmeal
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 Tablespoons very cold butter
3 to 5 Tablespoons ice water
1/2 cup whole raw almonds
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon almond extract
8 large peaches, peeled and sliced (I used 4 peaches and 2 pints blueberries)
2 Tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
coarse sanding sugar for sprinkling

peach and blueberry tart recipeIn a food processor, pulse together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, and salt.  Add the butter and pulse until it resembles a coarse meal.

peach and blueberry tart recipeAdd ice cold water a Tablespoon at a time.  Stop when the dough starts to form.

peach and blueberry tart recipeTurn the dough out onto a floured board and form into a disk.  Wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for about 30 minutes.

peach and blueberry tart recipeMeanwhile, grind the almonds and confectioners sugar into a fine meal.  Add the egg yolk and almond extract.  Set aside.

peach and blueberry tart recipeToss the peaches, blueberries, honey, and cinnamon in a large bowl.

peach and blueberry tart recipeRoll the dough out into a 14-inch circle.  Drape over a 10-inch pie plate.

peach and blueberry tart recipePress the almond paste into the bottom and up the sides of the pie plate.

peach and blueberry tart recipe  Add the fruit.

peach and blueberry tart recipeBring the draped pie crust up over the fruit.  Press to seal.  Sprinkle with coarse sanding sugar.

peach and blueberry tart recipeBake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes.  The filling will be bubbly and the crust golden brown.  Serve with some vanilla ice cream.

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Peach and Blueberry Galette


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 10 Tablespoons very cold butter
  • 3 to 5 Tablespoons ice water
  • 1/2 cup whole raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 8 large peaches, peeled and sliced (I used 4 peaches and 2 pints blueberries)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • coarse sanding sugar for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, pulse together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, and salt. Add the butter and pulse until it resembles a coarse meal. Add ice cold water a Tablespoon at a time. Stop when the dough starts to form. Turn the dough out onto a floured board and form into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, grind the almonds and confectioners sugar into a fine meal. Add the egg yolk and almond extract. Set aside.
  3. Toss the peaches, blueberries, honey, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  4. Roll the dough out into a 14-inch circle. Drape over a 10-inch pie plate.
  5. Press the almond paste into the bottom and up the sides of the pie plate.
  6. Add the fruit.
  7. Bring the draped pie crust up over the fruit. Press to seal. Sprinkle with coarse sanding sugar.
  8. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes. The filling will be bubbly and the crust golden brown. Serve with some vanilla ice cream.

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  1. Diane {Created by Diane}

    August 29th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    I wish there was one of these beauties sitting on my kitchen counter 🙂 looks delicious and so super-pretty!

  2. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    thanks Diane!

  3. alison

    August 30th, 2011 at 4:25 am

    This looks beautiful! Peaches and blueberries are always a great combination. Love the rustic look too. I’m afraid most of my pies have that ‘look’.

  4. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Me too my friend, me too.

  5. Kelley {mountain mama cooks}

    August 30th, 2011 at 7:05 am

    Oh how I love the galette. Allowing those of us who can not make a “pretty” pie feel redeemed. The more rustic the better, right? The peaches are just starting to peak here!

  6. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    lol… my pies usually taste good, but look good? Not so much.

  7. Georgia @ The Comfort of Cookign

    August 30th, 2011 at 8:10 am

    The combination of peach and blueberry is one of my favorites! What a gorgeous galette and lovely photos to accompany it. Thanks for sharing this mouthwatering recipe, Bree!

  8. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    thank you Georgia!

  9. Sheila

    August 30th, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Your photos are beautiful. My apartment does not have a large window to let generous amount of light in. I end up spending hours on Lightroom to fix my photos. Next time I look for a place, this will be my top priority.

  10. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Try moving your food out of the kitchen. Push the food as close to the window as possible and use a white reflector to help bounce.

  11. Caroline @ chocolate and carrots

    August 30th, 2011 at 9:32 am

    Ummm, what?!? That looks amazing Bree!

  12. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    LOL Caroline!

  13. Kristen

    August 30th, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    Wow! That looks beautiful!!! Do you think that I could use blackberries instead of blueberries?

    P.S, Awhile back I made your Mexican Chocolate Cake w/Cinnamon Mascarpone Frosting into cupcakes for a function. One of the girlfriends that was there asked them to bring them to her birthday dinner in place of a birthday cake.

  14. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Absolutely! Glad that your friend loved the Mexican Chocolate Cake so much!

  15. Renee @Nana's Empty Nest

    August 31st, 2011 at 9:30 am

    This looks absolutely delicious! I love the simplicity of a Galette.

  16. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    thank you Renee!

  17. JP

    August 31st, 2011 at 11:28 am

    The last photo in this recipe is stunning! I love everything about it. It really makes me want to make this delicious looking dish right now!

  18. bakedbree

    September 1st, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    thank you JP!

  19. Claire

    September 5th, 2011 at 4:47 am

    Thanks for sharing this recipe. I’ve been thinking for a lil’ different dessert to try. I found your post affordable since I always stock blueberries, they’re my fave.

  20. bakedbree

    September 6th, 2011 at 8:53 am

    Me too. I always have blueberries in my freezer. Glad that you found it.

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