Friday, May 7, 2010

Strawberry Napoleons

To my wonderful card-group ladies! Thanks for oohhhing & Ahhhing over dessert last night! Per your request, here is the recipe: 1/2 package (17 1/4 -ounce size) frozen puff pastry (1 sheet)
1 package (about 3 1/2 oz size) vanilla instant pudding mix
1 cup milk
1 cup heavy cream, whipped, or 2 cups thawed frozen non-dairy or dairy whipped topping
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 teaspoons milk
1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries

Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 30 minutes. Pre-heat oven to 400 F.
Unflod pastry on lightly floured surface. Cut into 3 strips along fold marks. Place on baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until golden. Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire rack.
Prepare pudding mix according to package directions with 1 cup milk. Fold in whipped cream. cover and refrigerate.
To prepare icing, in small bowl mix confectioners' sugar and 2 teaspoons milk and set aside.
Split pastries into 2 layers, making 6 layers in all.
To make the top layers, spread icing on 2 layers.
Spread another pastry layer with 3/4 cup pudding mixture. Top with about 1/3 cup strawberries. Repeat layers.
Top with an iced pastry layer.
Repeat to make second dessert.
Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.
Makes 12 servings.


1 comment:

  1. Oh my goodness, it was SO yummy! I will have to make this SOON! Thanks for hosting the swap again. As ALWAYS, it was a delight!