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Savoury buckwheat Galette Breton

Savoury buckwheat Galette Bretonne

Galette Bretonne is the name given in most French crêperies to savoury buckwheat flour pancakes.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 50 mins
Course Appetisers & Starters, snacks
Cuisine French
Servings 16 serves
Calories 60 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

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Crêpe pan


  • 250 gr buckwheat flour
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 pc egg
  • 500 ml cold water
  • 125 ml cold milk
  • ½ tbsp canola oil
  • ½ tbsp salt


  • Combine all ingredients to make the batter mix. Keep aside to rest at least 2 hours or overnight (better).
    ingredients for galette breton
  • Heat the crêpe pan over a medium heat and brush a small amount of oil on it. Pour a small ladle of the buckwheat batter mix and swirl the pan until you have a thin even layer. Bake the galette on both sides.
    Savoury buckwheat Galette Breton
  • The ingredients are placed on top of the galette and folded.
    Savoury buckwheat Galette Breton


  • The original recipe contains buckwheat flour, salt and water only but it is more difficult to cook. This recipe is easier and gives you more satisfaction when the result is not dry and the galettes don’t break.
  • The resting time is very important to allow the full hydration of the flour.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 60kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 220mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1IUCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
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