Recipe by Jennifer Chetrit

Fig Frangipane Galette

Fig Frangipane Galette add or remove this to/from your favorites
Parve Parve
Medium Medium
8 Servings
1 Hour, 30 Minutes

This fig frangipane galette with its rustic shape is the perfect centrepiece for your Rosh Hashanah dessert table!


Check out our complete collection of Rosh Hashanah recipes for mains, sides, soups, desserts, and more inspiration for the holiday.


For the pastry

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 2 cups flour (plus more for dusting)

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup neutral oil

For the frangipane

  • 1/2 cup neutral oil

  • 2/3 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup almond meal

  • 1 tablespoon flour

For the topping

  • 5-6 fresh figs 

  • 1/4 cup Demerara sugar

  • 1 egg, whisked for brushing


Prepare the Pastry


Start by preparing the pastry. 


In a bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; add oil until mixture starts to form crumbs. Add almond milk until mixture begins to come together.


Transfer to a lightly floured surface and knead pastry till it forms a nice ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes or up to 24 hours in advance.

Prepare the Frangipane


Meanwhile prepare the frangipane by whisking together in a bowl all of the ingredients for the frangipane.   



Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.


Wash the figs and slice into discs. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into a circle. and place on a baking sheet lined with Gefen Parchment Paper.


Spoon the frangipane onto centre of the pastry. Brush edges of pastry with some of the egg wash. Carefully fold over pastry edges onto center leaving centre uncovered. Brush the rest of the pastry with the rest of the egg wash. Sprinkle entire galette with the Demerara sugar.



Bake until pastry is golden about 25 to 30 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.  


Photography and styling by Jennifer E. (Bitton) Chetrit

Fig Frangipane Galette

Please log in to rate


Notify of
1 Comment
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Batsheva Flagler
Batsheva Flagler
1 year ago

I wanted to make an apple galette & naturally turned to Kosher.com for a recipe. I liked this pastry recipe since it didn’t call for margarine. Was easy to double & it looks & smells delicious.