Fresh Fruit Napoleon

Makes 4
Prep 30 m
Bake 12 - 15 m
Cook 6 - 8 m



  1. 1 of 5 Bring milk to boiling in medium-size saucepan over medium heat.
  2. 2 of 5 Stir together cornstarch, granulated sugar and salt in small bowl. Stir in egg. Pour a little milk into egg-cornstarch mixture and stir; then stir egg-cornstarch mixture into milk in saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thickened, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Strain, if necessary, to remove any lumps. Cool. Cover surface of pastry cream with plastic wrap; refrigerate.
  3. 3 of 5 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. 4 of 5 Meanwhile, prepare phyllo. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; place 1 sheet of phyllo on top of parchment. Lightly coat phyllo sheet with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with half of the confectioners sugar. Place second layer of phyllo on top; lightly coat with cooking spray again; sprinkle with remaining confectioners sugar. Top with final sheet of phyllo. Carefully cut into 12 equal rectangles. Cover with another sheet of parchment paper. Place a baking sheet on top.
  5. 5 of 5 Bake pastry in 350 degrees F oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove pan to wire rack to cool.

To assemble:

  1. 1 of 1 Place one 3-layered rectangle of phyllo on dessert plate. Spread top with 1-1/2 tablespoons pastry cream. Top with a few raspberries, blueberries and 1 sliced strawberry. Repeat layering with another phyllo rectangle, pastry cream and fruit; for each Napoleon use a total of 1/4 cup raspberries, 1/4 cup blueberries and 2 sliced strawberries. Top with a third rectangle of phyllo. Garnish with a raspberry and mint. Repeat with remaining phyllo and berries to make a total 4 Napoleons.
Nutrition Information for Fresh Fruit Napoleon
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 54 mg chol., 3 g Fat, total, 40 g carb., 6 g pro., 200 kcal cal., 186 mg sodium, 3 g fiber, 1 g sat. fat
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