In need of a supremely easy summer dessert that will impress your guests? Or just yourself? Look no further than the galette. Not into artfully arranging fruit in a symmetrical pattern? This recipe is a straight mix and dump situation. Top with vanilla ice cream for sheer perfection.
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 stick cold butter
1/4 cup ice water
2 tablespoons sugar plus extra for the crust
2 tablespoons milk or almond milk
2 cups blueberries
3 to 4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Juice of half a lemon
Pinch of salt
1 egg yolk beaten with 1 teaspoon water (for egg wash)
In a bowl, mix the flour, sugar and salt. Using two forks, cut in the butter until the mixture becomes course in texture. Slowly pour in the ice water, a little bit at a time until the dough starts to stick together. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and form into a flat round disk. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
Mix the blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and salt in a bowl.
Roll out your dough into a 12-inch diameter circle on a piece of parchment paper. Dump the fruit in the center of the dough. Fold the edges toward the center of the galette. Brush edges with egg wash.