What to eat this month

Eat Seasonably Strawberry Millefeuille

Eat Seasonably Strawberry Millefeuille

This filled and layered puff pastry is garnished with fresh sliced strawberries, double cream and powdered sugar for maximum summer yum.

What you need

Serves 6

  • 1 Packet Puff Pastry
  • Icing Sugar for dusting
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 150ml Double Cream
  • 100g Ready made Custard
  • 200g Strawberries, hulled & cut in half

Directions

Preheat the oven to 220˚C/ 425˚F/ Gas 7

Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface to 30cm x 30cm

Put the pastry on a baking sheet, brush with the egg & dust with icing sugar

Bake for 15-20 minutes until the pastry is golden brown

Remove from the oven, trim the edges & cut into 3 pieces and leave to cool

Beat the cream until firm & stir in the custard

Place one of the pastry rectangles on to a serving plate; layer half of the cream mixture onto the pastry, top with the strawberries

Repeat for the next layer, finishing with a puff pastry sheets & dust with icing sugar