Strawberry feuilleté


Strawberry feuilleté
This elegant French dessert is not quite a tart. The base is a circle of puff pastry baked and caramelized, then topped when cold with a thin layer of lime-flavoured confectioner's custard and beautiful fresh strawberries.
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Last modified on: May 27th 2018

Keywords for this recipe:Puff pastryFeuilletéCaramelizedStrawberriesConfectionner's custardLime
For 1 feuilleté, you will need:

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How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
43 min.43 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
Strawberry feuilleté : Photo of step #1

Lime confectioner's custard

Prepare 400 g Lemon Confectioner's Custard, but using lime rather than the lemon in the original recipe.

When finished, you can add a few drops of green food colouring to the cream if you wish. A slight green tinge looks good against the red of the strawberries.

Stage 2
Strawberry feuilleté : Photo of step #2
Prepare a "feuilletage" with 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) and 50 g caster sugar, as shown here.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Strawberry feuilleté : Photo of step #3
Once the puff pastry base is cold, spread the lime confectioner's custard evenly over the top, if possible with a palette knife.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Strawberry feuilleté : Photo of step #4
Arrange the strawberries on top of the custard, allowing your artistic side to express itself...

Stage 5
Strawberry feuilleté : Photo of step #5
...and finish with a sprig of fresh mint.
Remarks
It might not look like it, but this recipe is quite technical and does require a certain amount of know-how, especially to cook the puff pastry base perfectly.

Once you have got the hang of it, you can use your imagination to create as many different versions as you like using different creams and fruit.
Keeping
Should be eaten the day it is made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
968 Kcal or 4,053 Kj33 gr203 gr90 gr
48 %13 %19 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
84 Kcal or 352 Kj3 gr18 gr8 gr
4 %1 %2 %1 %
Per feuilleté
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
968 Kcal or 4,053 Kj33 gr203 gr90 gr
48 %13 %19 %14 %
% 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 1 feuilleté : 4.89 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Strawberry-mint sorbet, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction, Quick Strawberry Millefeuille, Frozen cottage cheese with strawberries, ... All
Lemon Confectioner's CustardLemon Confectioner's Custard: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Clafoutis "Marie-Antoinette", Mini lemon millefeuilles, Lemon and lime custard tart, Lemon Meringue Pie Verrines, ... 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: Thin cherry tomato and pesto tart, Chicken and mushroom pie, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Saint Honoré cake, Epiphany galette, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Passion fruit jellies, Clafoutis "Marie-Antoinette", Little lemon biscuits, Blackcurrant jelly, Almond tuiles, ... All
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