Low Carb Apple Galette

This recipe is shared with permission from For Good Measure. Jennifer Shun is a writer, skilled home cook, and mother of a daughter living with type 1 diabetes. She shares her recipe development, food styling, and photography passions on her diabetic lifestyle blog forgoodmeasure.com.

Yield: 8


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 5 tablespoons coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 4 cups Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream



Please note, you will need a food processor for this recipe.

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment.
  3. Blend almond flour, coconut flour, salt and xanthan gum in processor.
  4. Add 6 tablespoons butter and cream cheese, pulsing until crumbly.
  5. Add one egg, apple cider vinegar and zest, pulsing until dough comes together in coarse crumbs.
  6. Turn out onto parchment lined sheet, patting into a round.
  7. Freeze for 20 minutes.
  8. Mix apples, honey, vanilla and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  9. Remove dough from freezer, top with parchment and roll to ¼ inch thick.
  10. Add apple mixture to center of dough, leaving a 2-inch gutter.
  11. Dot with remaining two tablespoons butter, folding the rim up and over the edge of filling.
  12. Whisk remaining egg with cream, brushing egg wash over the edges.
  13. Bake for 35 minutes, until golden. *

Naturally low-carb & gluten-free

* Nut flours are sensitive. Check after 15 minutes, if edges are browning too quickly, cover with foil or a pie crust shield for the remaining time.

Nutritional Info for 1 slice:

Calories: 391, Fat: 35g, Carbs: 17g (net 12g), Fiber: 5g, Cholesterol: 112mg, Sodium: 403mg, Sugars: 10g, Protein: 6g

  1. Wow this looks amazing!! Thank you for sharing this recipe. I’m gonna try and make this for my family tonight. I am also diabetic and need low carb desserts in my life.

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    Try Mock Apple Pie , Mock Coconut Pie, Faux Apple Crisp..using veggies

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