Rustic Strawberry Galette

With fresh strawberries in every bite, you know this rustic strawberry galette is going to taste incredible. It’s the perfect recipe for sharing with the family. Every bite is bursting with flavor. Serve it up with whipped cream, ice cream, or as-is for a perfect summer treat!

aerial view of a sliced strawberry galette next to fresh strawberries

Easy strawberry galette

We love fresh strawberries around here and now that it’s spring, they’ve become so much cheaper, meaning more strawberry recipes in this house. We’re excited for trying new recipes and old favorites but one recipe we just HAD to try was a strawberry galette.

This galette is sweet, savory, and perfect for spring/summer! With every bite, you get that fresh strawberry flavor, a buttery crust, and a combination of soft berries with a crisp crust. It’s truly a perfect dessert or brunch item and takes very little effort to make.

aerial view of strawberry galette on a baking sheet with fresh berries, cream, and kitchen towel around it

Strawberry galette ingredients

  • Fresh strawberries
  • Granulated sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Cornstarch
  • Lemon juice
  • Black ground pepper
  • Prepared pie crust
  • Egg
  • Water
  • Turbinado sugar *optional

What you’ll need to make this recipe

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a strawberry galette on a white plate with fresh strawberries and whipped cream in background

Tips for making strawberry galette recipe

Making a galette is super easy and a great way to make a “pie” without the actual effort of making a pie. We lay the crust out flat, fill it up, fold the edges and bake. There’s nothing difficult about it and it’s perfect for taking the easy route while giving great looking results.

I highly recommend making your galette on a piece of parchment paper as you can transfer it to the baking sheet easily and lift it off after it’s finished baking. Without the parchment paper, you may notice some crust sticking to the baking sheet as you go to slice it and that, unfortunately, causes the crust to break.

Giving your galette adequate time to cool after baking will also help the filling to thicken. About 10-20 minutes is perfect for thickening the filling, but I like it closer to that 10 minute mark because I’m impatient and want it warm with my cold ice cream.

side view of sliced strawberry galette with juices leaking from the filling onto the white plate

FAQ’s about this galette recipe

Why is there black pepper in the strawberry filling?

Fun fact, black pepper helps to cut down on the acidity of berries so you can expect sweeter results without the fear of biting into a sour strawberry. You can omit the pepper if desired but I really think it works perfectly in here as it’s unnoticeable in flavor, but helps to bring everything together and enhance the flavors nicely.

What is turbinado sugar?

Turbinado sugar is also known as “sugar in the raw” it’s a more coarse sugar and golden brown in color. When added to baked goods it adds sweetness and crunch because it doesn’t dissolve as quickly as a finer grain would.

a collage showing how to make strawberry galette

How to make rustic strawberry galette

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

Mix together the strawberries, granulated sugar, vanilla, cornstarch, lemon juice, and black pepper in a mixing bowl until combined.

Lay a pie crust on top of a piece of parchment paper.

Place the strawberry filling into the center of the pie crust.

Prepare egg wash and brush it over the edges of the pie crust.

Fold up the edges, crimping as you go to form a pocket that holds the filling in.

Pick up the parchment paper and place it onto a baking sheet.

Brush the crust with more egg wash and then sprinkle with turbinado sugar.

Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes and let cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.

a sliced strawberry galette with three dollops of whipped cream on top

More great strawberry recipes to try

aerial view of a sliced strawberry galette next to fresh strawberries
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5 from 6 votes

Strawberry Galette

With fresh strawberries in every bite, you know this rustic strawberry galette is going to taste incredible. It's the perfect recipe for sharing with the family. Every bite is bursting with flavor. Serve it up with whipped cream, ice cream, or as-is for a perfect summer treat!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Cool15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy strawberry galette, rustic strawberry galette, strawberry galette, strawberry galette recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Beeyond Cereal

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp black ground pepper
  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 egg beaten + 1 tsp water for eggwash
  • 1 tsp turbinado sugar *optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix strawberries with granulated sugar, vanilla, cornstarch, lemon juice, and black pepper until well mixed.
  • Lay pie crust out flat on a piece of parchment paper.
  • Place the strawberry filling mixture into the center of the pie crust.
  • Brush the edges of the pie crust with egg wash.
  • Fold up the edges and crimp as you go so that it creates a nice pocket to hold the filling in.
  • Transfer the parchment paper and galette to the baking sheet.
  • Brush the outer edges of pie crust with egg wash and sprinkle with turbinado sugar.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes and let cool at least 10 minutes before serving.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.5g | Protein: 3.5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 169.3mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 2.9g | Sugar: 11.6g | Vitamin A: 14.2IU | Vitamin C: 53.1mg | Calcium: 22.6mg | Iron: 1.4mg

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5 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I have always wanted to try making a galette but they look so overwhelming, looking forward to making it curtesy of your notes and tips. Thank you!

  2. 5 stars
    I love the vibrant color this has and stays so bright and spring looking. Delicious and easy to make!

  3. 5 stars
    I don’t know why I have never tried making a galette before, but now I know what I’m making this weekend!! Thank you so much for the recipe 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    This looks amazing and so yummy! My daughter loves strawberry anything! Can’t wait to show her this recipe! So excited!

  5. 5 stars
    So easy and delicious and just in time for strawberry season!

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