Mini Strawberry Napoleon

Mini Strawberry Napoleon

napoleons strawberryMini Strawberry Napoleon

Bakery Napoleons are good, but this at-home version, with puff pastry and fresh strawberrys is even better! They are quick, easy and oh so elegant.


  • ½ package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1½ cups sweetened whipped cream *OR non-dairy whipped topping
  • 1¼ cups sliced strawberries
  • Confectioners’ Sugar
  • 1 package (about 3½ oz) vanilla chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix


Preheat oven to 400° F.

Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 40 minutes. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface.  Cut into 3 strips along fold marks. Cut each strip into 4 rectangles. Place on baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until golden. Let cool.

Prepare pudding mix according to package directions, except use 1 cup milk. Fold in whipped cream.

Split each pastry into 2 layers, making 24 layers in all. Set aside 8 top layers. Spread 8 bottom layers with 2 tablespoons pudding mixture each. Top each with 1 tablespoon strawberries and another layer. Spread with remaining pudding. Top with remaining strewberries and tip layers.

Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.

Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.

*Tip: for 1½ cups sweetened whipped cream, beat ¼ cup heavy cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract in chilled bowl until stiff peaks form. 



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