Caramelized Apple Napoleon Puff Pastry
Baked Puffed Pastry Layered with Apples


Caramelized Apple napoleon puff pastry dessert recipe, baked puff pastry squares layered with caramelized applesI created this recipe.. it is easy to make, most of it can be done in advance then put together just before serving. See more of my Gourmet Dessert Recipes with photographs for more ideas.

Napoleon Dessert, Puff Pastry Caramelized Apple Recipe
recipe, presentation and photograph created by Peggy Bucholz

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Prep Time: 50 min   Cook Time: 25 min   Servings: 2


Frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
8 teaspoons water
1 tablespoon butter
1-1/2 cup apples, peeled, cored, sliced thinly

1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar

2 small scoops ice cream (flavor of your choice) made with a melon baller
2 tablespoons almonds
fresh Mint sprigs for


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Cut pastry into 6 (3-1/2 x 3-1/2-inch) squares, place on baking sheet; prick with fork and dust with 1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar. Bake for 10 minutes. Flatten with a spatula; bake an additional 5 minutes more or until lightly brown; remove from oven to cool.

In a skillet over medium high heat combine 1/2 cup sugar and 8 teaspoons water; cook until it turns medium amber; lower heat to medium; add butter and apples; cook until fruit is tender and browned; remove from heat to cool.

Dust squares again with 1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar. Place one on plate, add 1/4 of apple mixture; add 2nd square turning a quarter turn and 1/4 apple mixture; end with a square turning a quarter turn. Each plate should have 3 squares. Repeat process for each napoleon dessert.

Garnish plates with 2 tablespoons almonds, ice cream, mint sprigs and serve.

wine Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay

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