Swedish Napoleons: Mille-Feuille


Preparation info

  • Yield:


    pastries, 4 x 1½ inches each
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Professional Pastry Chef

By Bo Friberg

Published 1989

  • About

Mille-feuille means “a thousand leaves” and refers to the multiple strata of the classic French puff pastry dough, which is given a greater number of turns (six single turns, preferably over a three-day period) than the more practical, and more commonly used, dough included in this text. It is something of a misnomer to call these pastries by their French name when using this puff pastry recipe, as the dough falls short of 1000 layers. A way to make up for it is to take finished puff pastry