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“Galette is the French word for flat cake OR tart.......this version is a pastry free apple tart, and is made with granny smith apples for their firmness and tartness........for a softer sweeter version, golden delicious apples can be used.................this recipe is from Better Homes & Gardens”
1hr 30mins
1 tart

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre heat oven to 180 o Celsius.
  2. Line the base & sides of a round 20cm cake tin with baking paper.
  3. Heat the butter in a pan over low heat until melted.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Add lemon zest, lemon juice,and 1/2 cup of the brown sugar, stir until well combined.
  6. Peel the apples and put in bowl of cold water.
  7. Take an apple , cut into 1/4 's then core.
  8. Cut each 1/4, and slice to paper thin , and return to water.
  9. Repeat with remaining apples.
  10. Drain the apples & pat dry with paper towel.
  11. Put apple in larg bowl & add butter mixture and stir to coat.
  12. Arrange a layer of butter coated apple slices in a circle around the base of the prepared tin, overlapping slightly.
  13. Sprinkle with a little of the remaining sugar.
  14. Continuing layering in circles with remaining apple slices & sugar.
  15. Melt the EXTRA butter & stir through the EXTRA sugar.
  16. Spoon or brush butter & sugar mixture over the top of the apple.
  17. Bake GALETTE in the oven for 50 - 60 mins OR until the apple is tender and golden on top.
  18. Stand to cool.
  19. When COLD, cover & refridgerate.
  20. Remove galette from the tin and cut into wedges to serve.

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