- 1/2 recipe Deluxe Butter Flaky Pastry Dough
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 large firm apples, such as Golden Delicious
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
This is a bit like pizza, with thinly sliced apples on a buttery crust.Prepare:Deluxe Butter Flaky Pastry DoughPosition a rack in the lower third of the oven. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.On a sheet of parchment paper or aluminum foil, roll the dough into an 11- to 12-inch round. Pick up the edges of the paper and transfer with the dough to a baking sheet. Melt and cool to lukewarm:unsalted butterBrush a thin coat of butter over the pastry, reserving the rest. Sprinkle the pastry with:sugarPeel, core, and slice 1/8-inch thick:firm apples, such as Golden DeliciousLeaving bare a 1-inch border at the edge, arrange the apple slices in slightly overlapping concentric rings on the pastry. Fold the border of the dough over the edge of the apples. Brush or drizzle all but about 2 teaspoons of the remaining melted butter over the apples. Combine, then sprinkle over the apples:sugar, ground cinnamonBake until the pastry begins to color, 15 to 20 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F. and bake until the pastry is golden brown and sounds crisp when poked with a skewer, 20 to 30 minutes more. Set the pan on a rack, brush the apples with the remaining butter, and let cool. Serve warm or at room temperature. The galette is best served the day it is made.