Strawberry and Cherry Galette

Strawberry and Cherry Galette                                                                                           An elegant and rustic dessert that we love and hope you will too. It is  so easy to prepare  and a great way to use seasonal fruit. Lovely straight out of the oven or cold, with whipped cream or ice cream for those with a sweet tooth.

Ingredients (4 to 6 servings)

  • 1 Sheet  of Dorset Pastry Puff Pastry (Organic or Premium)
  • 400 to 600 grams of assorted berries
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cornflour
  • 1 egg beaten

 

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F
  • Follow the instructions for preparation of the pastry on the packaging and gently roll out to a rough square
  • Place the pastry on a baking tray lined with baking parchment
  • In a large bowl combine the cornflour and sugar
  • Add the berries and gently stir until all of the fruit is well coated
  • Place the fruit in the centre of the pastry leaving 5cm clear on the edges
  • Fold the pastry overlapping in a circle
  • Brush with the and dust with more sugar if using fruit with a sharp taste
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Once out of the oven rest for 30 minutes to cool before slicing
  • Serve with ice cream or whipped cream