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Sweet organic apple pie galette

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It is apple season and this year we yielded about a full a bucket and a half of apples. As the apples grow all natural and without any chemicals I can’t get more organic apples than this. The apples taste so sweet that they need to go into a pie. Normally I bake a traditional apple pie but to do something different I made a sweet organic apple pie galette. Almost the same ingredients as a regular pie but a different shape and a different taste. This one is all vegan so are you ready to make this sweet organic apple pie galette? Lets get started!

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We have three apple trees in our garden with three types of apples. A golden delicious, a Jonagold and a goldreinet. The last two are great for apple pie baking. Every year is a different year. Last year our tree was full of gold reinet apples and hardly any Jonagold. Well this year it was vice versa. The golden delicious is always about the same not a full tree of apples. As we had some frost during blossom season I was not expecting any apples at all so I am glad we actually got this bucket and a half.

Sweet organic applie pie galette apples
What I like about an apple pie galette is the look of the pie. A galette has a rustic feel to it mainly because of the shape of the crust and how the, in this case apples, are laid out. If you do not like apples but have a garden full of pears or peaches or plums or blue berries or any other type of fruit you can substitute it easily.

Sweet organic apple pie galette apples

This pie is vegan as I wanted to make a vegan pie that everybody can enjoy. It tastes the same as a normal pie so no worries. I used flour and vegan/plant based butter as a base. There are a lot of options to choose from if you want a plant based butter. Off course you can use regular butter if you like. The amount stays the same.

Sweet organic apple pie galette ingredients

I start out with one cup / 200 gr of flower and put that into my food processor. Then I slowly add 100 gr butter in small while my food processor is spinning. About half way through I add 2 tbsp of sugar to the dough. When all of the butter has been mixed the dough is a little bit dry. At that point in time I add two tbsp of cold water to get a consistent dough. Then you take the dough out of the food processor and knead it through with your hands for a couple of minutes before you let it rest in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

Sweet organic apple pie galette portrait

While the dough is cooling I prepare the apples. There a multiple ways. I used my food processor that has a slicer to cut on big apple in to small slices. You can also use a mandolin slicer (be careful with your fingers) or you can cut an apple into thin slices with a knife. Keep the sliced apple in a bowl. To prevent them from going brown sprinkle with lemon juice.

Sweet organic apple pie galette overhead

After half an hour take the dough out of the fridge. I use parchment paper to cook the galette on in the oven. So I start out by putting my dough on piece of parchment paper. I flour my rolling pin and role my dough into a big circle.

Sweet organic applie pie galette portrait right

Then I brush the bottom of the pie dough with dulce de leche. I know that dulce the leche is not vegan but there is a great alternative, coconut dulce de leche made with condensed coconut milk (choose coconut milk with sugar else you will not get caramel type sauce). The coconut dulce de leche is for everyone who is vegan or lactose intolerant. It is made the exact same why as condensed milk dulce de leche. You can also use jam or nutty hazelnut vegan nutella.

Sweet organic applie pie portrait

Then start with the apples about 2 cm from the edge and lay them in a circle. Then a second circle inside the first circle and so on until all of the dough with dulce de leche is covered. Fold the remain dough as crust over the apples to shape into a galette. Pre heat the oven at 375℉/ 175℃. Brush the crust with water and sprinkle sugar on the crust and on top of the apples.

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Cook in the oven for about 35 to 40 minutes until the crust is nice and brown. Let it cool slightly and serve. You can add so dulce de leche or some whipped cream. Enjoy!

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Sweet organic apple pie galette

Serves: 8 Prep Time: 40 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes
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Normally I bake a traditional apple pie but to do something different I made a sweet organic apple pie galette. This one is all vegan. Lets get started!


  • 200 g flour
  • 100 g vegan butter (thin slices)
  • 2 tbsp of sugar
  • 2 tbsp of ice cold water
  • 1 apple (jonagold or Gold reinet)
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice to prevent apples from turning brown
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp of dulce de leche, hazelnut paste, favorite jam or marmalade
  • Water and 1 tbsp of sugar to brush and coat the crust


  1. Combine flour and butter in a food processor.
  2. Add sugar, pinch of salt and lastly the water to get a consistent dough
  3. Leave to rest for 30 minutes in the fridge
  4. Cut the apple in thin slices and sprinkle lemon on the apples. Set aside
  5. Take the pie dough and roll it into a 10-12 inch circle with rolling pin
  6. Brusch about 4 tbsp of dulce de leche or hazelnutbutter, jam or marmalade in the middle of the pie dough.
  7. Leave about 1 inch free of the edge
  8. Start a circle of apple slices an repeat until the whole pie is filled with slice
  9. Preheat the oven at 400F/200C
  10. Fold the edge of the dough over the apples as the crust
  11. Brush the crust with water. Sprinkle the sugar across the pie
  12. Bake for 35-40 minutes in the oven
  13. Server immediately

Nutrition facts

Calories: 228; Fat: 6.8g; Carbs: 36g; Protein: 5.4g;

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  • Reply
    Elaine @ Dishes Delish
    October 9, 2017 at 10:22 pm

    What an awesome recipe. I’m so jealous! When I lived in California, I loved having fruit trees in our backyard!! Your photos are beautiful and this recipe is so delicious, I can’t wait to try it!

    • Reply
      October 10, 2017 at 2:19 pm

      Thank you Elaine having our own apple trees is so great. Organic apples are the best. They taste so sweet especially in this recipe. Worth giving a try!

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    Michelle Barsness
    October 9, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    I love apples! They’re one of the best things about fall. I love how simple and beautiful this apple pie galette is. And I bet it is super yummy with a little dulce de leche in it. Great idea. Thank you for sharing. I’ll have to give it a try.

    • Reply
      October 10, 2017 at 2:21 pm

      Thank you Michelle for you nice comment. This recipe is super easy and even more delicious. Really worth a try.

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    October 10, 2017 at 1:19 am

    Wow this looks like a piece of art! I’m jealous you have happy trees in your back yard!!! I also love that this has an easy no fuss crust! Will try a mini version sometime soon!!

    • Reply
      October 10, 2017 at 2:29 pm

      Hi Alexa thank you for your kind words!! ? Apple trees are the best. Every year we see them grow is a great year. Because it means loads of nice pie’s and apple treats. Give it a try.

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    October 10, 2017 at 4:10 am

    Perfect autumn recipe…
    I find you through youtub and subbed, you have nice blog too…

    • Reply
      October 10, 2017 at 2:33 pm

      Azad welcome to my blog! I am a subscriber to your channel as well. So nice you found me here and left a nice comment! This recipe is so easy so give it a try ?.

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    Esani caterer
    March 17, 2018 at 6:20 am

    Nice information about this recipes. This is very delicious, i like it. Thanks a lot.

    • Reply
      March 17, 2018 at 10:04 am

      Esani, thank you for your kind comment. So glad to read you find this recipe informative and delicious.

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