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Caramelized Apple & Goat Cheese Mousse Mille Feuilles
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

This elegant dessert couldn't be more simple to prepare! An airy honeyed goat cheese mousse is spiked with cognac, blanketed with buttery caramelized apples, and sandwiched between flaky-crisp layers of puff pastry.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: caramelized apple goat cheese mousse mille feuilles
Servings: 4
Calories: 685 kcal
Ingredients
For the Goat Cheese Mousse:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup honey, divided
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, softened
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons cognac
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
For the Pastry:
For the Caramelized Apples:
Instructions
Make the Goat Cheese Mousse:
  1. Whip the cream until it holds soft peaks.
  2. Add half the honey; continue to whip until the cream holds stiff peaks.
  3. Add the cheeses, remaining honey, cognac, and vanilla, and whip on high speed until very fluffy.
  4. Refrigerate.
Bake the Pastry:
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Roll the puff pastry to a thickness of ⅛ inch, and cut into (8) equal rectangles.
  3. Place on a lined baking sheet,dock the dough with the tines of a fork, and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
Cook the Apples:
  1. Peel, quarter, and core the apples, and cut each quarter into (3) equal wedges.
  2. Heat the butter in a large skillet and add the apples, brown sugar and salt.
  3. Cook over high heat until the apples are caramelized on the bottom, stir, and continue to cook until slightly softened and caramelized on all sides.
Assemle:
  1. Drizzle caramel sauce on a plate. Top with one rectangle of pastry.

  2. Pipe goat cheese mousse over the surface, in a decorative pattern.
  3. Spoon caramelized apples over the mousse, top with another pastry sheet, and dust with powdered sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Apple & Goat Cheese Mousse Mille Feuilles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 685 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 137mg46%
Sodium 595mg26%
Potassium 307mg9%
Carbohydrates 72g24%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 64g71%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1737IU35%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 119mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.