Rustic Apple Galette

Get creative with apples this season and switch it up by making this Rustic Apple Galette.

What is a galette?

A galette is a French term for round or freeform crusty cakes. The fillings can be made with both sweet or savory ingredients.

The best apples to use for making an apple galette is one that is sweet and tart that holds up exceptionally well to heat, like pink lady, fuji, or honey crisp. If you are looking for a little extra tartness, using Golden Delicious apples is a great way to go too.


For the crust: ¾ cup white whole-wheat flour 2/3 cup all-purpose flour ½ tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1/3 cup unsalted butter (5 tablespoons), cut into ½ inch pieces 3 tablespoons low-fat milk ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt For the filling: 3 apples, peeled and thinly sliced (choose a firm, sweet and tart variety, like Pink Lady) 2 tablespoons white whole-wheat flour 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1 large egg white, lightly beaten (optional) 1 teaspoon sugar