Tested till perfect Warm Spiced Apple Galettes With Whiskey Caramel
Warm Spiced Apple Galettes With Whiskey Caramel
Photography by Yvonne Duivenvoorden

Warm Spiced Apple Galettes With Whiskey Caramel

These individual galettes are spiced with the warm winter flavours of cinnamon and allspice. For a spectacular restaurant-style finish, serve each one surrounded by a drizzle of sauce on the plate and finish with a dollop of whipped cream.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2011

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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  • Prep time 1 hour
  • Total time 2 hours
  • Portion size 6


  • 2 2tart appletart apples, (such as Braeburn or Spy), peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgranulated sugar, (approx)
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspcinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspallspice
  • 1 1eggeggs


  • 1-3/4 cups 1-3/4cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgranulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupunsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupIce water, (approx)

Whiskey Caramel:

  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupunsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuppacked brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspwhipping cream
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 3 tbsp 3tbsprye whisky or bourbon
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspvanilla
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Pastry: In bowl, whisk together flour, sugar and salt; using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs. Stir in water all at once just until mixture begins to come together, adding up to 2 tbsp more water if needed. Press into disc; wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Divide pastry into sixths; form each into ball. On lightly floured surface, roll out each into 7-inch (18 cm) circle. Arrange on 2 parchment paper–lined baking sheets.

In bowl, toss together apples, sugar, cinnamon and allspice. Spoon about 1/2 cup onto centre of each pastry circle. Lift pastry edge up and over filling to form about 4-inch (10 cm) circle, letting pastry fall naturally into folds and leaving centre uncovered. Whisk egg with 1 tsp water; brush over pastry. Sprinkle galettes with about 1/2 tsp more sugar.

Bake in top and bottom thirds of 375?F (190?C) oven, switching pans halfway through, until pastry is golden and apples are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool slightly on pan on rack. (Make-ahead: Lightly cover and set aside on baking sheet for up to 24 hours; warm in 300?F/150?C oven for 10 minutes before serving.)

Whiskey Caramel: In small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in sugar, cream and salt; bring to boil.

Boil, whisking, until thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in whiskey and vanilla.

Place each galette on centre of plate; drizzle with caramel sauce.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: about

cal 517 pro 5g total fat 27g sat. fat 17g
carb 62g fibre 2g chol 102mg sodium 215mg
potassium 166mg

% RDI:

calcium 4 iron 16 vit A 24 vit C 2
folate 36
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