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Traditional Galette des rois

Traditional Galette des rois

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Traditional Galette des rois

For 8 servings

Preparation time: 45min , Resting time: 1h45, Cooking time: 55 min

Puffy pastry

Preparation time: 20 min, Resting time: 1h30

Ingredients

  • 500g flour T55
  • 10g salt
  • 250g water
  • 375g butter at room temperature

PREPARATION

  • In a bowl pour the sifted flour.
  • Add the salt and 3/4 of the water.

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  • Mix the dough.

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  • Add the remaining water and form a ball.
  • Make a cross on the top of the ball and let stand for 20 minutes.

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  • Between 2 baking sheets, spread the butter into a 25×25 cm square.

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La galette des rois incontournable

  • Open the ball by the cross and spread the dough into a 30×30 cm square.
  • Place the butter on the dough and fold the 4 corners.

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La galette des rois incontournable

  • Spread the dough into a rectangle a first time and fold in 3.

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  • Rotate the dough a quarter turn and spread a second time and fold in 3.
  • Let stand for 15 to 20 min in the fridge.

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  • Rotate the dough a quarter turn and spread a third time and fold in 3.
  • Rotate the dough a quarter turn and spread a fourth time and fold in 3.
  • Let stand for 15 to 20 min in the fridge.

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  • Rotate the dough a quarter turn and spread a last time and spread it into a 35×25 cm dough.

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  • Divide the dough into two equivalent pieces.

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  • Wrap each piece of dough in a plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 min.
  • Flour a work surface and spread the 2 pieces of dough on 1/2 cm height.
  • With a 22cm diameter pastry circle, cut with a knife 2 discs.

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  • Place the discs in the fridge during almond cream preparation.

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Almond cream

Preparation time: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 150g almond powder
  • 15g corn flour
  • 120g icing sugar (only 90g for me)
  • 15g rum
  • 120g butter at room temperature
  • 90g whole eggs

PREPARATION

  • Cream the soft butter in a bowl.

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  • Add the almond powder and icing sugar and mix.
  • Add the corn flour and mix.

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  • Add the eggs and mix slowly.
  • Add the rum and mix with a spatula.

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Assembly

Preparation time: 15 min, Refrigeration time: 15 min , Cooking time: 55 min

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 90g sugar
  • 110 ml water

PREPARATION

  • Take out of the fridge the 2 discs.
  • Place one disc on a plate covered with a baking paper.
  • Mix the egg with the yolk and keep it for the egg wash.
  • Make a sirup by mixing water and sugar. Bring it to boil and let it cool.
  • Preheat the oven at 180°C.
  • Garnish the disc with the almond cream.

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  • Put a lucky charm in the almond cream.

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  • Brush with water the border of the disc.
  • Place the other disc on the first one.

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  • Join together the 2 discs by driving away the air with your fingers.
  • Let the galette stand in the fridge during 15 minutes.
  • Brush the galette with the egg wash.
  • Notch the galette every 1 cm with the back side of a knife.

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  • From the center, draw lines to form a rosace.

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  • Bake at 210°C for 15 minutes then at 180°C for 40 minutes.
  • Brush the galette with the cold sirup.

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La galette des rois incontournable

Enjoy your galette warm!

La galette des rois incontournable

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