Its what dreams are made of, strawberries, cream and pastry! Wow your guests with this strawberry treat…….

Ingredients

  • 1 Sheet Puff Pastry, thawed

Strawberry Filling

  • 1 cup Strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice

Cheesecake Filling

  • 1 420g pkt Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Castor Sugar
  • 2 tbls Heavy Cream

Strawberry Layer

  • 1 cup Fresh Strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Icing Sugar

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 215 deg C.
  2. Cut Pastry sheet into 6 rectangles
  3. Place each pastry rectangle onto baking paper on a baking tray.
  4. Bake for 15 min or until the puff pastry is golden brown.
  5. Remove them from the oven and let them cool completely.
  6. Set aside.

Strawberry Filling

  1. Combine the strawberries, sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan over a medium heat.
  2. Mash mixture with a masher until the strawberries are softened and the sugar dissolves.
  3. Increase the heat to high and bring the mixture to a boil. Boil for about 5 minutes or until thick.
  4. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

Cheesecake Filling

  1. Beat cream cheese, sugar and cream together until smooth, about 3 minutes with a hand mixer.
  2. Set Aside

Assemble

  1. Split each pastry into 2 layers, making 12 in all.
  2. Evenly devide the cream cheese mixture between each of the bottom layers and spread with a knife.
  3. Top cream mixture with a layer of sliced strawberries.
  4. Top strawberries with the strawberry filling.
  5. Top with the top puff pastry and sprinkle with icing sugar.
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