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Recipe Information
A puff pastry dessert


Serves/Makes:8 or more

  • 1 recipe basic puff pastry
  • 1 recipe creme filling
  • 2 oz (56 grm). semi-sweet chocolate
  • Creme filling:
  • 1 cup (225 ml) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml). flour
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml). salt
  • 2 slightly beaten yolks
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml). vanilla
  • Heat milk in heavy bottomed saucepan until hot but not boiling.
  • Mix sugar, flour, salt in a bowl; stir in hot milk and beat until well blended.
  • Pour back in pan and stir hard over very low heat until thick and smooth.
  • Temper yolks with bit of hot mixture, pour into pan and cook 3 to 4 minutes more.
  • Cool, stirring occasionally.
  • When room temperature, add vanilla and stir well.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees (225 C.).
  • Roll out half of puff pastry into a 1/8" thick 6"x16" rectangle. (Put other half in fridge to keep cold).
  • Sprinkle a cookie sheet with water and shake off excess. Put dough on sheet and prick all over with fork.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Cool on rack.
  • Bake other half of dough.
  • Gently cut each rectangles into 3 long strips, 2" or so wide, and split each of these in 1/2 lengthwise.
  • Spread the creme filling on 9 of the long strips.
  • Stack in piles of 3.
  • Top with the 3 other strips.
  • Melt the chocolate and drizzle back and forth on top of stacks.
  • Cut diagaonally into serving size pieces.
Mom made these this way. A sister uses confectioners frosting before drizzling chocolate on the top; daughter-in-law puts slightly sweetened raspberries in the middle. Hope you enjoy them.