Recipe

Air fryer berry frangipane galette

Treat yourself to something sweet!

  • 1 hr 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Your air fryer is for more than just chips and nuggets! You can make this gorgeous berry rustic pie for dessert in this handy appliance and impress.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (150g) plain (all-purpose) flour
    2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar
    60g (2oz) chilled butter, chopped
    1 egg yolk
    2 tbsp almond meal
    150g (41/2oz) frozen mixed berries
    2 tsp cornflour (cornstarch)
    to serve: icing (confectioners') sugar and ice-creamfrangipane filling
    60g (2oz) butter, softened
    1/4 cup (55g) caster (superfine) sugar
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 egg yolk
    2/3 cup (80g) almond meal
    11/2 tbsp plain (all-purpose) flour

Method

  • 1
    To make pastry, process flour, sugar and butter in a food processor until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add egg yolk. Process until dough just comes together. Turn dough out onto a work surface and shape into a disc; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, to make frangipane filling, beat butter, sugar and vanilla in a small bowl with an electric mixer until pale and creamy. Beat in egg yolk until combined. Stir in almond meal and flour until combined.
  • 3
    Preheat a 7-litre air fryer to 180°C/350°F for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Roll pastry between two sheets of baking paper until 3mm (1/8in) thick. Using a plate or cake pan, cut out a 25cm (10in) round from pastry; discard offcuts. Sprinkle almond meal over pastry round, then evenly spread with frangipane, leaving a 3cm (1in) border. Toss berries in cornflour to coat, shaking off excess, then scatter over frangipane. Fold pastry border up and over filling.
  • 5
    Taking care, use the paper as an aid to lower the galette into the air fryer basket, then cover basket tightly with foil; at 180°C/350°F, cook for 30 minutes. Remove foil. Reset the temperature to 160°C/325°F; cook for a further 15–18 minutes or until pastry is golden and frangipane is cooked through. Taking care, use the paper as an aid to remove the galette from the air fryer.
  • 6
    Dust galette with icing sugar and serve with ice-cream.

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