Dessert and Coffee Party Menu

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Plum Galette with Armagnac Cream
Serves: 12

Game Plan
Up to 2 weeks ahead:
• Bake and freeze unglazed olive oil cake.

Up to 1 day ahead:
• Prepare galette dough, and chill.
• Cook plum filling.
• Bake meringues.

1 day ahead:
• Thaw cake in refrigerator.

3 hours ahead:
• Shape and bake galette.
• Bring cake to room temperature.

30 minutes ahead:
• Glaze cake.

15 minutes ahead:
• Mix Armagnac cream.

As guests arrive:
• Make coffee.

Cooking Light, September 2009