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Cherry Galette

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 4
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 vanilla bean split and seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp white sugar more or less depending on the sweetness of the fruit
  • 2 cups sweet cherries pits removed and sliced in half
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Raw turbinado sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silpat mat.
  • Roll out the pre-made pie crust onto the center of the slipat mat.
  • Split the vanilla bean pod in half with a knife.
  • Using the back of the knife, scrape the inside of the vanilla bean pod to remove the seeds.
  • Add the seeds to the white sugar in a bowl. Using your fingers, mix the vanilla beans into the sugar until well combined.
  • Place the cherries into a bowl and sprinkle the vanilla-sugar and cornstarch on top.
  • Gently stir the fruit until the sugar and cornstarch are evenly covering them.
  • Place the cherry halves in the center of the dough.
  • Fold the edge of the dough over the fruit. Brush the dough with the beaten egg.
  • Sprinkle the edges with the raw trubinado sugar.
  • Place into the oven and for 40-45 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove the galette from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve plain, with whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream. Enjoy.