🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

Help!! Galette Crust not coming together

Companys coming and Im making the following crust for a cherry galette:
CRUST
2 cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup unsweetened dutch cocoa powder
3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
12 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and cut into ¼ inch slices
6 tablespoons cold water

Ive already put 2 more T ice water and it literally looks like dry sand! Im not the greatest at making crusts so I dont trust my instincts as much as I usually would. Is it because Im making it in a food processor? Would it come together if I worked it by hand? What should I do? I dont want to end up with a mess! Thank you!!

asked by Jennifer W 3 months ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

2 answers 348 views
731da808 0ee6 4688 813c 05a2a7f1ca9b  16463817 10154453650334385 2720521257626860247 o
PieceOfLayerCake

PieceofLayerCake is a trusted source on baking.

added 3 months ago

There are a lot of ingredients in this crust that are going to interfere with the structure. Sugar, cocoa, butter are all going to act as shorteners making it quite difficult to work with. You could keep adding water and it will come together, but its still going to be finicky. In my opinion, simple is better. If you have lovely cherries, a simple flaky pie crust or silky tart crust is going to really highlight the fruit and won't give you as much trouble as this.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

2487144e c60d 4bdc b4cc 4af767a9ad96  img 6405
BerryBaby

BerryBaby is trusted source on General Cooking

added 3 months ago

Try Ina's Summer Fruit Crostata recipe. Have made this many times with great success! Never fails to get rave reviews.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

Loading…

Reset
Password

  Enter your email below and we'll send you instructions on how to reset your password

Account Created

Welcome!

Logged In

Enjoy!

Email Sent

Please check your email for instructions
on how to reset your password

Successfully logged out

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.