A tasty apple galette which looks impressive and is easy to make

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

6 tablespoons of sugar
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 1/2 stick unsalted butter, cut into cubes
2 tablespoon shortening in pieces
4 or 6 granny  smith apples
or others peeled, cored and cut into slices
zest of an orange
2 tablespoon orange juice


In a large bowl combine  2 1/2 cups of flour, 3 tablespoon of sugar,add cubed butter and shortening cut into flour with a pastry blender or your fingers.
Mix with 3 or 4 tablespoon of water.
Shape dough into a disc wrap in plastic and refrigerate for least 1 hour.

In a large bowl toss apples with oranhge juice and zest.
Preheat oven at 190°c
Roll out dough on a well floured surface making a circle.
Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet.
In a bowl mix 1 tablespoon of flour and 2 tablespoon of sugar and sprinkle over dough .

Layer apples over dough leaving about 2 inches border.
Fold edges over apples, lightly brush apples with melted butter and dough with a tablespoon of water.
Sprinkle sugar over dough and apples.
Baked until crust is golden and apples are tender, about 40 minutes. Lift parchment to transfer galette to a rack to cool.
Serve with vanilla Ice cream or whipped cream.

By @gloria.baker.587 .
Thanks for inspiring us!
You can see the recipe here: canelakitchen.blogspot.com

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