Napoleons have been perennial favorites in upscale bakeries for years. My easy version uses store-bought puff pastry layered with creamy vanilla pudding and a delicate icing. Garnish with a touch of chocolate or fresh fruit, the possibilities are really nearly endless. Smart Recipes, European Recipes, Dairy,Other Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Other European Easy Napoleons Easy Napoleons Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT30M Serves 12 2 N/A Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets 6 Ounces Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix 2 Cups Milk 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/2 Cup Sour Cream 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 4 Teaspoons Milk Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat 2 sheet pans with cooking spray and set aside. On a lightly-floured work surface, unfold thawed pastry sheets and cut each into 3 even strips along fold marks. Place strips on prepared pans and use a fork to lightly prick each strip all over. Bake for 5 minutes and lightly prick the strips again. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer pastry strips to wire racks to cool, about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a stand mixer on medium speed, blend pudding mix, milk, vanilla, and sour cream until creamy & thickened. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes. In a small bowl, add powdered sugar and stir in milk. Stir into a spreadable icing. On a sheet of waxed paper, arrange 2 pastry sheets. Top each with about 3/4 cup pudding and spread into an even layer. Top with another pastry sheet. Repeat with another 3/4 cup of pudding and top with remaining 2 pastry layers. Spread icing on each stack evenly. Cut each pastry into 2-inch slices, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Easy Napoleons

Easy Napoleons Recipe


Napoleons have been perennial favorites in upscale bakeries for years. My easy version uses store-bought puff pastry layered with creamy vanilla pudding and a delicate icing. Garnish with a touch of chocolate or fresh fruit, the possibilities are really nearly endless.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

European

Protein

Dairy,Other

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

30 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 2 Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets (Thawed)
      • 6 Ounces Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
      • 2 Cups Milk
      • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
      • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream

      • Decadent Glaze
      • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
      • 4 Teaspoons Milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat 2 sheet pans with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. On a lightly-floured work surface, unfold thawed pastry sheets and cut each into 3 even strips along fold marks. Place strips on prepared pans and use a fork to lightly prick each strip all over.
  3. Bake for 5 minutes and lightly prick the strips again. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer pastry strips to wire racks to cool, about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a stand mixer on medium speed, blend pudding mix, milk, vanilla, and sour cream until creamy & thickened. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, add powdered sugar and stir in milk. Stir into a spreadable icing.
  6. On a sheet of waxed paper, arrange 2 pastry sheets. Top each with about 3/4 cup pudding and spread into an even layer. Top with another pastry sheet. Repeat with another 3/4 cup of pudding and top with remaining 2 pastry layers. Spread icing on each stack evenly.
  7. Cut each pastry into 2-inch slices, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

362 kcal

Carbs

44 g

Fat

18 g

Protein

4 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.78

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