Quick Strawberry Millefeuille


Quick Strawberry Millefeuille
A millefeuille (which in french means "thousand sheets") is a delicious pâtisserie consisting of layers of puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) sandwiched together with cream, fruit, etc.

In this recipe, we will be using sheets of caramelized brik or filo, which makes a delicious, light millefeuille, filled with strawberries and chantilly cream.
41K 12 4.3
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: May 3rd 2015

Keywords for this recipe:FeuilletéStrawberryChantilly creamBrick sheetCaramelizedMille-feuilles
For 4 millefeuilles, you will need:

How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
38 min.10 min.48 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #1

Prepare the crisp pastry rectangles

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Cut the sheets of brik or filo into rectangles 16 x 6 cm (4.5 x 2.5 inches). You will need 6 rectangles for each millefeuille.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #2
Melt 50 g butter, then use a brush to coat each pastry rectangle with melted butter.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #3
Sprinkle caster sugar over all the rectangles.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #4
Stack the rectangles in pairs...

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #5
...and arrange them on a baking sheet.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #6
Put a second baking sheet on top of the first one to keep the pastry rectangles flat while in the oven.

Stage 7
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #7
Cook until the rectangles are golden brown (about 10 minutes) and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #8

Assemble the millefeuilles


Prepare the strawberries and cut in half lengthways.

Place a pastry rectangle on a serving plate and, using a forcing bag, pipe a layer of chantilly (whipped cream).

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #9
Arrange a layer of strawberries on top and add a little more cream so that this stands higher than the strawberries (this will help to stick the next layer of pastry).

Stage 10 - 1 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #10
Place a second pasrty rectangle on top and press down lightly to hold it in place.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #11
Make a second layer of cream and fruit...

Stage 12 - 20 min.
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille : Photo of step #12
...and finish with the last layer of pastry. Your first millefeuille is now ready. Assemble all the others in the same way.

Serve without delay (see below).
Remarks
It is always difficult to eat a millefeuille tidily. It tends to resist being cut with a spoon but, as this one has very thin pastry, cutting it is much easier.

You can use other fruits if you prefer (it is just as delicious with raspberries, for example), or even a different cream (confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream), chocolate mousse, pistachio cream...).

Millefeuilles do not keep well, as the cream ends up making the pastry soggy. They should be assembled at the last minute and eaten as soon as possible.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,583 Kcal or 6,628 Kj16 gr130 gr110 gr
79 %6 %12 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
198 Kcal or 829 Kj2 gr16 gr14 gr
10 %1 %2 %2 %
Per millefeuille
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
396 Kcal or 1,658 Kj4 gr33 gr28 gr
20 %2 %3 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 millefeuilles : 4.40 €
  • Per millefeuille : 1.10 €

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Clear strawberry juice, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Frozen cottage cheese with strawberries, Strawberry feuilleté, ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ice-cream Vacherin, Pear charlotte, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, European glass, Strawberries with mint and cream, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lime meringue tart, Koulibiak in pie dish, French onion soup, Thin spinach and potato tart, Muffin dough, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramel semolina pudding with raisins, Almond macaroon cake, Milk rolls, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Buckwheat almond biscuits, ... All
Other recipes you may also like
Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
301K4.0 1 hour 11 min. February 21th 2011
Caramelised apple pie
Caramelised apple pie
Apple pie made with caramelised apples.
229K4.3 1 hour 55 min. September 11th 2018
Gingerbread
Gingerbread
Maybe this recipe will bring back memories.
239K4.2 1 hour 4 min. February 21th 2011
Sweet pancake rolls from Brittany
Sweet pancake rolls from Brittany
Stewed apples, raisins soaked in whisky, toasted almonds, rolled in a lightly caramelized pancake.
223K4.3 2 hours 16 min. March 10th 2015
Passion fruit jellies
Passion fruit jellies
Usually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
288K4 2 hours 30 min. July 4th 2018
News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2021-10-31)

Your first name or nickname
Your e-mail
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Post your comment or question
Posted by:
I am not a leaving thing
Follow this recipe
If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page