Chocolate-Filled Napoleons with Strawberry Sauce

Enjoy this luscious strawberry-chocolate dessert topped with whipped cream – an elegant treat!

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
pkg (4 serving size) chocolate fudge pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1 1/2
cups milk
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
tablespoons amaretto
1
pkg (10 oz) frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1
sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17 1/4-oz pkg)
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh strawberries
2
tablespoons sliced almonds
1
cup sweetened whipped cream, if desired
  • 1 In medium saucepan, combine pudding mix and milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add chocolate chips; stir until melted. Stir in amaretto. Place plastic wrap directly on surface of pudding. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until serving time.
  • 2 In food processor bowl with metal blade, process strawberries with syrup until smooth. Place in small saucepan. Add sugar and cornstarch; mix well. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 3 Meanwhile, thaw sheet of puff pastry for 20 minutes.
  • 4 Heat oven to 400°F. Unfold pastry; cut into 3 strips along fold lines. Cut each strip crosswise into 4 equal pieces; arrange 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400°F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. While still warm, split each pastry into 2 layers. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 5 To serve, add fresh strawberries to strawberry sauce; mix gently. Place each pastry on individual dessert plate. Fill each with pudding mixture. Top with strawberry mixture, almonds and whipped cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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