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

For 3 feuilletés, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 1 feuilleté 2 feuilletés 3 feuilletés

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
43 min.43 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten the day it is made.
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Step by step recipe

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

Lime confectioner's custard

Prepare 5 cups 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 2 23 cups Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) and 23 cup caster sugar, as shown here.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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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.
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Arrange the strawberries on top of the custard, allowing your artistic side to express itself...

Stage 5
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...and finish with a sprig of fresh mint.


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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
5,232 Kcal or 21,905 Kj99 gr609 gr270 gr
262 %38 %57 %41 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
152 Kcal or 636 Kj3 gr18 gr8 gr
8 %1 %2 %1 %
Per feuilleté
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,744 Kcal or 7,302 Kj33 gr203 gr90 gr
87 %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).

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More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Strawberry Charlotte, Eton mess, Strawberry-mint sorbet, Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), ... All
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, Mini lemon millefeuilles, Lemon and lime custard tart, Clafoutis "Marie-Antoinette", ... 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: Ham "friand" pie, Chicken and mushroom pie, Courgette tart with mint, Puits d'amour, Maroilles cheese quiche, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Corsican tarts, Santiago Cake, Tiramisu, Panettone, Rum babas, ... All

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