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Mini lemon millefeuilles

Mini lemon millefeuilles

These dainty and delicious mini millefeuilles have layers of puff pastry filled with lemon confectioner's custard (pastry cream).

They are a bit tricky because they are quite fragile and do not keep well once assembled. But freshly made, they are a true delight.

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Last modified on: March 25th 2018

For 10 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 57 min.25 min.2 hours 22 min.
Preservation: A day at the most in the fridge.
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Step by step recipe

1 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #1Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

If not ready-rolled, roll out 150 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) thinly, then cut out circles 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter. A cutter is best for this.

Arrange the circles on a baking sheet and dust with icing sugar.
15 min.
2 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #2Lay a sheet of cooking parchment on the pastry, then lay a second

baking sheet on top, to stop the pastry puffing up too much during cooking.

2 min.
3 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #3Bake for about 25 minutes, until the discs are nicely browned (check by lifing the top baking sheet).

Leave to cool on a wire rack.
25 min.
4 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #4If not already done, prepare 200 g Lemon Confectioner's Custard. 30 min.
5 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #5Over a third of the pastry discs, pipe a dab of confectioner's custard using a forcing bag. 5 min.
6 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #6Lay a second disc on top... 5 min.
7 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #7...then another dab of custard. 5 min.
8 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #8...and top with a third disc. 50 min.
9 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #9Finish with a dusting of icing sugar. 5 min.
10 Mini lemon millefeuilles : Photo of step #10Keep in the fridge until serving, but these should be eaten the day they are made.

Remarks

If you would prefer a slightly simpler version, use a vanilla-flavoured custard instead of the lemon.

To make different versions, simply use a different flavoured custard/cream filling, such as chantilly.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
210558 gr220 gr111 gr
105 %22 %21 %17 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
54015 gr56 gr28 gr
27 %6 %5 %4 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2105 gr21 gr11 gr
11 %2 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 10 pieces : 1.46 €
Per piece : 0.15 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
Lemon Confectioner's CustardLemon Confectioner's Custard: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lemon Meringue Pie Verrines, Clafoutis "Marie-Antoinette", Strawberry feuilleté, ... [All]
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelised apple pie, Ham spirals, Vegetable pie, Vol-au-vent cases, Koulibiak in pie dish, ... [All]
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Calissons, Linzer torte, Financiers, Amiens macaroons, Pistachio madeleines, ... [All]

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