Tuesdays with Dorie – Summer Fruit Galette

This weeks Tuesdays with Dorie recipe, Summer Fruit Galette, was chosen by Michelle in Colorado Springs. This was a great choice for me as it challenged me to try something I’d never made before and also have me the opportunity to get over the… fuzziness of certain fruits. *shudder*

The idea of this galette is layering sliced fruit over some marmalade (or plum jelly in my case) and then covering it all with a custard. Very simple and very elegant looking.

My original plan was to go with plums since it’s one of the only stone fruits I’ll touch but for some reason I was feeling a little wild while grocery shopping and picked peaches instead. I must admit, they’re much less intimidating when you boil and peel the skin off.

Overall this was a good dessert. I think it definitely would’ve been better with plums, but the peaches weren’t awful. I’m not sure I’ll make the galette again but I will say that I almost cried when the kid dropped half of it on the floor.

Michelle has the full recipe on her blog and make sure you check out the blogroll.

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18 Responses to “Tuesdays with Dorie – Summer Fruit Galette”

  1. Mary Ann Says:

    Your peach slices look so pretty! It really does look delicious, although I think plums would be great too!

  2. Amy (Sing for your supper) Says:

    Its beautiful! Now I’m really wishing I had a slice of that galette right about now!!

  3. Joelen Says:

    What a beautiful galette! For the longest time I preferred nectarines over the fuzzy peaches… but I’ve been converted :)

  4. Kelly D Says:

    I am impressed you went with the peaches, shudder factor and all. Looks great.

  5. Teanna Says:

    Hahah fuzzy fruits! Thanks for the great choice! Yours came out perfectly!

  6. Caitlin Says:

    Yours is so very neat! And plum jelly – really? I’m intrigued!

  7. Susan Says:

    You are just trying to make me look bad with your perfect little galette. shame on you. :)

  8. Christine Says:

    Your galette looks beautiful. You definitely were able to fill it up with custard (mine leaked all over the place)! Sorry it wasn’t one of your favorites.

  9. foodlibrarian Says:

    this is so perfectly formed! it looks beautiful and so yummy.

  10. Tammy Says:

    Your galette looks lovely. I agree that plums would be very yummy!

  11. pamela Says:

    The peaches look great in the galette, and I’m not a peach fan. How sad that you lost 1/2 of it to the floor. :o(

  12. Laura Says:

    wow you made that galette look gourmet and far from rustic. beautiful!

  13. CB Says:

    They dropped it?? I would be bawling! Glad you got a picture before. The peaches look so good. Great job!
    Clara @ iheartfood4thought

  14. Esther Says:

    Oh you poor thing they dropped it! Well it looked lovely before!

  15. Fit Chick Says:

    Your galette looks great and I love the pattern from the peaches! I used nectarines and thought it was OK; will try peaches next time.

  16. Nancy/n.o.e Says:

    When I was growing up, I NEVER ate a fresh peach because of the Fuzz Factor. We did have canned, however, which was fine by me. I love peaches now, which is great since I live in Georgia, home of amazing peaches. I still won’t bite into one with the skin on it, however!

    Your galette is stunning!

  17. Jules Says:

    That looks gorgeous! 1/2 of it on the floor??? Did you use the five second rule?

  18. Barbara Says:

    I always peel peaches. Under the fuzzy skin they are so delicious!

    I love the design of your galette, with the spiral in the center and the nicely shaped edges. Yum!

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