New Holiday Traditions with a Raspberry Chocolate Galette {Video}

Add a new twist to your traditional holiday pie with a Raspberry Chocolate Galette. This post is sponsored by KitchenPLAY on behalf of

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Family means the world to me. And I’m not just talking about my kids and husband. You see, I come from a big family. With Persian families, the family bond does not end with your aunt or uncle. Your dad’s cousin is equally as important as any first cousin. I am very close to my grandmother’s cousin, my cousin’s daughter and even relatives who I’m not quite sure how far back our connection began.

And when you come from a culture that had to relocate and set up roots in another country, you find that you not only hold onto the old cherished traditions, but you also create new traditions.

When my husband and I married, we melded our family traditions and found ourselves open to the idea of creating new traditions with our own children. And when you have 4 or more religions in the mix, well, you get pretty creative during the holidays.

This is the time of year where I find myself baking in the kitchen on a full-time basis: cookies, cakes and pies, oh my! My holiday table tends to mix some classic dishes that my family loves and expects, along with a few new twists to keep things interesting. And I’m not the only one mixing things up during the holidays. Driscoll’s is encouraging all of us to taste a new tradition with raspberry pie.

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I love Driscoll’s raspberries. With Driscoll’s, I am guaranteed quality, plump, juicy raspberries every single time. And if I can pry them off my kids’ fingertips, then I can enjoy baking with Driscoll’s raspberries even more!

For my twist on a traditional raspberry pie, I made a galette, a rustic pie. Galettes are very forgiving and easy to assemble. But I decided to take my raspberry galette to a whole new level with a chocolate olive oil crust. That’s right, no butter in this crust. But don’t worry, you won’t miss it at all. And, you can use the chocolate crust as a traditional pie crust as well.

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I tossed the raspberries with some orange zest and orange liqueur (feel free to substitute with orange juice) and wrapped them in this flaky chocolate crust. My kids ate the slices like pizza and declared my raspberry chocolate galette a winner.


This chocolate raspberry galette will definitely be gracing our table a few more times before the holiday season ends! For more raspberry pie inspiration, check out

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Raspberry Chocolate Galette with Olive Oil

Whether you are making a pie or galette, this olive oil chocolate pie crust is sure way to impress your guests! Recipe by Laura Bashar of Family Spice


  • 9 oz raspberries
  • 2 TBS Grand Marnier
  • 4 TBS granulated sugar
  • 1 orange, grated zest
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar, (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. In a medium sized bowl gently toss together:
    • 9 oz raspberries
    • 2 TBS Grand Marnier
    • 2 TBS granulated sugar
    • 1 orange , grated zest
    • 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
  3. Set aside the raspberry mixture.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together:
    • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
    • 2 TBS granulated sugar
    • 1/2 tsp salt
  5. Using a rubber spatular, mix in:
    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  6. Stir in:
    • 1/4 cup water
  7. Transfer chocolate dough to a silicone mat and gently knead into a round disk.
  8. Place another silicone mat over the dough and roll into a 12-inch circle, approximately 1-2 centimeters thick.
  9. Gently lift silicone mat holding the galette dough and place in a baking sheet.
  10. In the center of the circle gently spoon in raspberry mixture, leaving a border of about 2- inches.
  11. Fold edge of dough over berries, gently crimping and pinching the dough to keep berries nestled inside the galette.
  12. Sprinkle over the dough and fruit with:
    • 1 tsp granulated sugar , (optional)
  13. Bake galette for 20-25 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes then cut and serve warm or room temperature.


Serving Suggestions: Serve alone, with ice cream or whipped cream.

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Yield: Serves 8

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13 Responses to New Holiday Traditions with a Raspberry Chocolate Galette {Video}

  1. I love the shape of a galette! So rustic, and just not fussy. Love the idea of the chocolate crust. Love the contrast of that and the raspberries.

    • Thank you, John. I am definitely not a fussy baker. And everything tastes better in chocolate, right?!

  2. Wow, that was amazing! You got it going on!

  3. What a fun idea to create a chocolate galette! I’m thinking that would be the perfect base for these raspberries!

  4. Love this! What a gorgeous twist on a plain galette; love the chocolate pastry! 🙂

  5. Ooooo, I’ve never made a chocolate galette. Looks incredible! Especially paired with raspberry.

  6. I love the orange flavor with the raspberries, especially with the orange liqueuer! Looks just lovely!

  7. This is such a brilliant flavor combination – love it!

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    I like the chocolate with raspberries in this galette and such pretty contast of colors for the holidays.

  9. Like you family is super super important to me! I am just as close to my 3rd and 4th cousins as I am my first! My family has moved all over the world from the Soviet Union so we also keep with old traditions but make new ones! Love this dessert!

  10. A chocolate galette sounds divine. Love the pairing with raspberry!

  11. What a pretty dessert! I’ve never thought of making a chocolate galette! The flavors sound delicious!

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