Almond, raspberry and white chocolate galette

Makes 4

Pastry

250g plain flour

100g caster sugar

150g butter

pinch salt

dash vanilla essence

1 egg yolk

water

Frangipan

65g butter

65g caster sugar

65g ground almonds

6g plain flour

1 egg

2 drops of almond essence

Garnish

14 raspberries

100g white chocolate

Egg wash

Flaked almonds

Method

For the pastry, cream the butter and sugar until pale in colour.

Add the egg yolk and vanilla essence.

Finally add the flour and salt and mix.

Add in water (if needed) until a smooth dough is reached.

Turn onto a floured surface. Shape, wrap in cling film and chill.

For the frangipan, cream the butter and sugar until pale in colour and add the egg and almond essence.

Finally add the ground almonds and flour. Mix and set aside.

Preheat the oven to 165°C

Knead the pastry to soften, divide in 4 and roll each into a round on a floured table (approx 17cm)

Place on a lined baking sheet. Spoon some of the frangipan mix in the center (approx 50g) spread out leaving a border of 1 inch around the edge.

Layer some of the raspberries and chocolate on top and gently fold the pastry over the fruit, pleating to hold in the fruit. Egg wash and sprinkle with flaked almonds

Place in the center of the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown.

Serve warm or at room temperature


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