Strawberry Napoleons #GayLeaFoods

One of my favorite desserts growing up were some store-bought puff pastries filled with a jam-like filling and a sweet cream, also known as Flakies.  They obviously got their name from their flaky pastry that always melted in your mouth.

I tried to recreate those delicious pastries at home and I think I made them better than the store-bought ones!  These Strawberry Napoleons will bring back childhood memories and make you want more than just one!

Strawberry Napoleons | A Sweet Baker

These Strawberry Napoleons are super easy to make because you’ll be using store-bought puff pastry to start with.  Next time I’m going to attempt to make my own puff pastry but for these I went ahead and cheated.

The filling is made with fresh pureed strawberries and topped with Gay Lea’s Whipped Cream (which is made with real cream).  It’s rich, creamy and so delicious!  Pairing the two together was a match made in heaven!

Strawberry Napoleons | A Sweet Baker

Strawberry Napoleons | A Sweet Baker

Just because these Strawberry Napoleons are easy to make don’t think that compromises their taste. You can serve them to your friends and family and they’ll think you spent all day in the kitchen. Sounds good, doesn’t it?

If you have any leftover whipped cream you can do what my kids love to do – spray it directly into your mouth!  As much as I should be the role model for them, I enjoy doing it just as much as they do – so good!

Strawberry Napoleons | A Sweet Baker

Strawberry Napoleons | A Sweet Baker


There were so many desserts I could have made using Gay Lea’s Whipped Cream, so I picked out a few for you to see!

Chocolate Hazelnut Pizza with Strawberries and Bananas

  Chocolate Hazelnut Pizza with Strawberries and Bananas

3-Step Strawberry Parfaits

3-Step Strawberry Parfaits

Cappuccino Dessert Cups

Cappuccino Dessert Cups

If you want to see even more delicious recipes you can visit Gay Lea Foods website, follow them on TwitterFacebook or YouTube.


“Disclosure: I am part of the Gay Lea Blogger Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”

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  1. I love Napoleons — these look so delicious, Liz!

  2. These look delicious, Liz. A great Valentines treat!

  3. I love beautiful, simple desserts like this! Perfect for a Valentine’s Day party!

  4. Oh my goodness! I keep meaning to try and re-create Flakies at home. What an awesome idea!

  5. I loved Flakies growing up too and these look so good Liz! I love how easy they sound to make and can’t wait to give these a try :)

  6. Seriously…can you adopt me??? Your creations always make me drool!!! I think you’re my #favefoodie!

  7. Frozen puff pastry is a wonder! These strawberry napoleons look delicious and party-ready!

  8. OMG I USED TO LOVE FLAKIES!!!! These look awesome haha. I want to make puff pastry too, I’ll keep a look out for your puff pastry post ^_^

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