Feuillettés with Berries & Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes


    individual desserts
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

Like very delicate berry shortcakes, these are a perfect dessert for a dinner party— everything is ready in advance and they take only a few minutes to assemble right before serving. The crème anglaise is a nice refinement, but a lightly sweetened berry purée makes an equally good sauce.


Crème Anglaise

  • 1 cup heavy (whipping) cream
  • 1 cup milk


  1. For the crème anglaise, combine the cream, milk, sugar, and vanilla bean in a medium saucepan and whisk to mix. Place over low heat and bring to a full rolling boil. Meanwhile, set a fine strainer over a clean glass or stainless-steel bowl and place them near the burner where you are heating the liquids.
  2. Whisk the egg yolks in a small bowl to break them up. Whe