Lemon Berry Napoleon Loaf
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Lemon Berry Napoleon Loaf

  • Thaw: 40 minutes
  • Prep: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients & Directions

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets(1 sheet), thawed
  • 1 pint lemon sherbetor sorbet, softened
  • 1 pint raspberry sherbetor sorbet, softened
  • 12 ounces fresh or thawed frozen raspberries(optional)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 40 fresh raspberries(optional)

Heat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Sprinkle the work surface with the flour. Unfold the pastry sheet on the floured surface. Cut the pastry sheet in half lengthwise into 2 (4 1/2 x 9-inch) rectangles. Place the pastries onto the prepared baking sheet. Cover with another piece of parchment paper and top with another baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Remove the pastries to a wire rack and let cool completely.

Line a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Spread the lemon sherbet in the bottom of the loaf pan. Trim the edges of 1 pastry rectangle to fit the loaf pan and gently press onto the lemon sherbet. Repeat the layers with the raspberry sherbet and the remaining pastry rectangle. Cover the loaf pan and freeze for 4 hours or overnight.

Place the raspberries and sugar into a blender or food processor. (If using fresh berries, let the mixture stand for 20 minutes.) Cover and blend until the mixture is puréed. Press the raspberry mixture through a sieve into a medium bowl.

Invert the loaf pan onto a serving plate. Cut the loaf into 8 slices. Evenly drizzle the slices with the raspberry mixture and top with raspberries, if desired.


Recipe Note: Parchment paper keeps the pastry from sticking to the baking sheet and also makes for easier cleanup. If you don't have parchment paper, you can spray the baking sheet with cooking spray instead. However, cooking spray may cause the bottoms of the pastries to brown more quickly, so begin checking for doneness 5 minutes early.