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Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. Perfect for brunch or dessert!

crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top.

This Fresh Strawberry Pastry is truly a miracle. Puff pastry makes baking your own breakfast pastries super easy. There’s no dough to roll, you can just cut and bake. The baked strawberries taste like strawberry jam and combined with the puff pastry, they will melt in your mouth.  

Puff Pastry is amazingly versatile. Use it for pizza crusts, appetizers or a fancy dessert like our favorite Blackberry Napoleons.

I don’t make desserts too often…it is just too much temptation. But an exception was made because this recipe calls for fresh strawberries. How bad can that be?

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Here are the cast of characters used to make these clouds of delicious flavor.

Ingredients Needed to Make Fresh Strawberry Pastry

  • Puff Pastry
  • Strawberries
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Heavy Cream
Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

How To Make Fresh Strawberry Pastry

Start by pre-heating the oven to 400 F. Next, hull the strawberries and cut into thin slices with a paring knife, about 5 to 6 slices per strawberry.

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Unfold the puff pastry on a sheet of parchment paper…or flour dusted board. To save your sanity, do not unfold the pastry onto any surface it could possibly stick to.

Using a pizza cutter (easy) or sharp knife (not as easy), cut the puff pastry sheet into 9 squares. It’s best to cut on the existing fold lines, then cut each long rectangle into 3 squares, for a total of 9.

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Now, use that paring knife (by now it’s probably hiding under something on the counter) and cut a shallow channel about 1/4 inch from the edges of each square. Trust me, there is a real reason for doing this!

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Melt the 2 TBSP of butter. Using a pastry brush, lightly brush each square with melted butter, then sprinkle each square with 1-1/2 tablespoons of the sugar.

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Place 4 slices of strawberry on each pastry square, staying within the lines you cut with the knife.

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Dust the squares with the remaining sugar and place the sheet pan in the 400 F oven. Bake for 20 minutes, but begin checking the oven at 18 minutes. The pastry will be golden brown when the pastries are done.

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry is crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. It's like biting into a cloud of flaky crust and the best strawberry jam you have ever tasted! Easy to make in about 25 minutes - Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Transfer the pastries to a wire rack and let rest until the strawberries are cool. They are ready to serve, but if you want to make them extra tasty (why not?) then whip up the glaze and drizzle it on the pastries.

Crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top.

Make the glaze by combining the confectioners sugar and cream in a small bowl.  Add the cream 1 TBSP at a time until you have reached the consistency you want for the glaze. Drizzle over the pastries!

Crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top.

Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry

Crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top. Perfect for brunch or dessert!
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :20 minutes
Total Time :25 minutes
Servings :9
Calories :221
Course :Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry thawed (1/2 box)
  • 2 cups strawberries sliced
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar

Glaze

  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp heavy cream

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or spray with cooking spray.
  • Hull the strawberries and cut into thin slices, about 5-6 slices per strawberry. Set aside.
  • Unfold the puff pastry on a sheet of parchment paper or flour dusted board. Using a pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut the puff pastry sheet into 9 squares. Cut on the existing fold lines, then cut each long rectangle into 3 squares, for a total of 9. Cut a shallow channel about 1/4 inch from the edges of each square.
  • Melt the butter. Using a pastry brush, lightly brush each square with melted butter, then sprinkle each square with about 1/2 the sugar. Place 4 slices of strawberry on each pastry square, staying within the lines you cut with the knife. Dust the squares with the remaining 1/2 of the sugar and place the sheet pan in the 400 F oven.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, but begin checking the oven at 18 minutes. The pastry will be golden brown when the pastries are done. Transfer to wire rack.
  • Combine the confectioners sugar and cream in a small bowl. Add the cream 1 tablespoon at a time until you have reached the consistency you want. Drizzle over the pastries. Let the glaze set a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 1pastryCalories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 69mgPotassium: 66mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 103IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg

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Amazing Fresh Strawberry Pastry - crisp, sugar dusted puff pastry with juicy slices of strawberry baked on top.

 

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