Easy Berry Napoleons

Easy Berry Napoleons

Made with store-bought wonton wrappers, these elegant and easy Napoleons are perfect for entertaining.


INGREDIENTS

Quick Pastry Cream
1 package (3.5-ounce) instant vanilla pudding
Milk, as needed
1 tbsp. dark rum
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup whipping cream (35%), whipped
Icing sugar, to taste

Quick Pastry Cream
Vegetable Oil, for shallow frying
12 wonton wrappers
1 to 2 pints raspberries
Icing sugar, for garnishing (optional)


PREPARATION

Quick Pastry Cream
Prepare instant pudding with milk according to package directions. Stir in vanilla and rum. Fold in whipped cream. Sweeten with icing sugar to taste.

Quick Pastry Cream
Pour enough oil to come up 1/2-inch to 1-inch up sides of skillet. Heat over medium heat. When oil is hot, add wonton wrappers in batches. Fry, turning once, until puffed and lightly golden, about 30 seconds to 1 minute per side. Drain on paper towel to remove excess oil. Let cool completely.

Right before serving, assemble 4 napoleons by layering fried wonton wrapper, pastry cream, raspberries, fried wonton wrapper, pastry cream, raspberries, fried wonton wrapper, pastry cream and raspberries. Dust with icing sugar.



Yield: 4 serving.

 

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