For 4 millefeuilles, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 38 min. 10 min. 48 min. Preservation:
Should be eaten immediately.
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Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
5 min. Prepare the crisp pastry rectanglesPreheat 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 -
Melt 50 g
, then use a
to coat each pastry rectangle with melted butter.
Stage 3 -
Sprinkle caster sugar over all the rectangles.
Stage 4 -
Stack the rectangles in pairs...
Stage 5 -
Stage 6 -
Put a second baking sheet on top of the first one to keep the pastry rectangles flat while in the oven.
Cook until the rectangles are golden brown (about 10 minutes) and leave to cool on a
Stage 8 -
Assemble the millefeuilles Prepare the strawberries
and cut in half lengthways.
Place a pastry rectangle on a serving plate and, using a
, pipe a layer of chantilly (whipped cream).
Stage 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 -
Place a second pasrty rectangle on top and press down lightly to hold it in place.
Stage 11 -
Make a second layer of cream and fruit...
Stage 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)
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.
% 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 4 millefeuilles : 4.40 € Per millefeuille : 1.10 € Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
Strawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Strawberry tart, Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Strawberry Charlotte, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, ... All Chantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: St Tropez tart, Coupe Augustin, Strawberry Charlotte, Pavlova, Strawberries with mint and cream, ... All Butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hazelnut and orange cake, Saltimbocca, Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Nonettes, Loaf for "les filles'", ... All Caster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Almond tuiles, Kouign-amann brioche, French croissants, Santiago Cake, Breton sablé biscuit dough, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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