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Rustic Raspberry Ricotta Galette Recipe – Romantic and Impressive

Rustic Raspberry Ricotta Galette Recipe – A deliciously simple dessert that’s both romantic and impressive!

Rustic Raspberry Ricotta Galette Recipe

A Deliciously Simple Dessert


The first thing you may be asking is, “What the heck is a galette?” A galette is similar to a tart. Like a tart, a galette can be sweet or savory, but where a tart is usually made in a tart pan, a galette is free-form. You can learn more about Tarts vs. Galettes here.

I wanted to make a simple dessert for Valentine’s Day that Luke and I could share. Since I love raspberries, and they are red, this Raspberry Ricotta Galette sounded perfect. The complete idea popped into my head as I roamed the aisles of my neighborhood Trader Joe’s store. I began tossing items into my cart.

This would make a tasty addition to any meal, and its beauty lends itself nicely as a romantic dessert.

Let’s get baking…


Pie Crust, Ricotta Cheese, Raspberry Jam, Honey, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, Heavy Cream, Fresh Raspberries,


The rustic galette is very easy to put together. First, preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper and layout your pie crust.


Stir together the Ricotta cheese and honey


Spread Ricotta and honey mixture on the pie crust leaving a wide edge for folding. Top Ricotta with raspberry jam. Fold edge over the top, leaving the center open, and pinch together as needed.


Give the top crust edge a cream wash and dust with sugar and chocolate if desired.

Bake the galette at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. After baking, allow galette to rest on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack for cooling.


Make the ganache.


Pipe whipped cream around the center crust edge. I piped a heart in the center of the galette since it was Valentine’s Day. Top with fresh raspberries, and drizzle with ganache.


Cut and serve.



Be creative with your galette and try different flavor combinations.

Here is a printable recipe for you.

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Rustic Raspberry Ricotta Galette
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A deliciously simple dessert with raspberries and ricotta cheese.
Type: Dessert
  • The measurements for this recipe are also rustic -- rough approximations by taste
  • 3/4 Cup - Ricotta Cheese (I used Fat Free)
  • 2 Tablespoons - Honey
  • 1/2 Cup - Raspberry Jam
  • 1 Pie Crust (store bought or make your own)
  • Sugar and Chocolate (to sprinkle on crust)
  • Heavy Whipping Cream (to coat crust top edge, whip, and ganache)
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Fresh Raspberries
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  3. Line a baking sheet with Parchment Paper
  4. Layout pie crust on parchment
  5. In a medium bowl mix Ricotta Cheese and Honey
  6. Spread ricotta mixture in the center of pie crust, leaving a wide edge to fold over the top
  7. Spread Raspberry Jam over the ricotta cheese
  8. Fold crust edges over the top of spreads, but leaving the center open
  9. Pinch crust edges together as needed
  10. Paint top crust edge with cream and dust with sugar and chocolate
  11. Bake at 375° F for 45 minutes
  12. NOTE -- After Baking, let galette stand on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack for further cooling.
  14. In a double boiler add Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and a splash of Heavy Cream (The ganache is just for a garnishing drizzle, so you do not need a lot. Start with smaller amounts of chips and cream, you can always add more).
  15. Add cream to thin the chocolate as needed and stir until smooth and glossy.
  17. Garnish with a ring of whipped cream and fresh raspberries. Drizzle with ganache.
We made this galette for Valentine's Day, so we piped a whipped cream heart in the center of the galette and topped with a fresh raspberry.


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31 thoughts on “Rustic Raspberry Ricotta Galette Recipe – Romantic and Impressive”

  1. I never heard of a galette before. When you mentioned ricotta cheese I could only imagine lasagna, that’s the only thing we use it for, that and spinach with ricotta cheese shells. But for a dessert, that is something new. Thank you for the recipe.

  2. It sounds and looks delicious! Any dessert with cheeses and fruit has got to be amazing!
    We don’t have a Trader Joe’s in my neck of the woods, I wish we did! I have to go there when I visit my daughter in Atlanta.

  3. What a beautiful, glam name for a delicious looking dessert! Oh, my, I’m thinking this would even be good at breakfast. I swear it’s calling my name. Yum!

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  5. Oh my word this looks SO amazing! I’ve never heard of this before but boy do I want to try it so bad now. I always hear such great things about trader joes but alas the closest one is about an hour away. Is that crazy or what! Thanks so much for this recipe. I am really excited to try it for my family now. They will be so impressed. Hope you’re having a great day, CoCo

  6. Oh yum, yum! I love raspberries and tarts so this is a big hit with me! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  7. Why oh why did I read this post when I was hungry? Seriously you need to start sending these yummy creations in the mail to me. After I am your partner in crime at #HomeMattersParty

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