When it comes to this stuffed Very Berry Sweet Puff Pastry recipe, your taste buds won't be able to resist this delicacy. Super easy to make using puff pastry squares, this sweet treat comes absolutely filled with whipped cream, blueberry compote, and freshly sliced strawberries with a light sprinkle of powdered sugar to top things off.
To start, simply remove thawed (but still cold) puff pastry sheets from the packaging and stacking them onto one another, using a biscuit cutter (small to medium-sized), gently cut out the center of each square, leaving the bottom sheet untouched. **NOTE: This ensures that the puff pastry bakes with a "whole in the center", but has a base remaining so that filling can be stuffed inside.
Once all sheets are cut, place stacked squares side by side (should be about 4 pastries) onto a lined baking sheet. Brush each layer of the stacked pastries lightly with egg wash and bake for 10 minutes in a pre-heated oven on 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Once pastries have risen and are golden brown, remove from oven and let cool for about 10 minutes.
When cooled, fill with a Tbsp of blueberry compote, then whipped cream and top with freshly sliced strawberries. When all pastries are filled, lightly sprinkle them with powdered sugar.
For Blueberry Compote: Combine 1 1/2 cups blueberries, 1/2 cup pure cane sugar, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, 2-3 Tbsps water, and 1/4 tsp vanilla extract in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower heat to simmer until the strawberries are soft. Now mix 1/2 Tbsp corn starch in a small bowl with 1 Tbsp warm water until well combined and lump-free. Add mixture to saucepan with blueberries and stir until syrup thickens and reduced slightly, approximately 8-10 minutes, Continue to stir occasionally. Once done, remove from heat and let cool.
To make Homemade Whipped Cream, you'll need: 2 cups heavy whipping cream (very cold) and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Simply, beat both ingredients on medium-high speed of an electric mixer until soft peaks form, about 3-4 minutes. Stored in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use.