Layered Pastries

Easy, beautiful and refreshing is how I would describe this dessert. On a hot summer day, lemon flavored mascarpone tiered with crispy sweet pastry sheets and drizzled pomegranate syrup is a wonderful finish to any meal. Serves 6

  • Cheese Filling
  • 10 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 2 Tbsp superfine sugar
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon (about 1 tsp)
  • Skylake Pomegranate Syrup for drizzling
  • 16 oz puff pastry dough (thawed if frozen)
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Flour for rolling dough
  1. Mix all the ingredients for the cheese filling in a bowl and refrigerate.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  3. Sprinkle work surface with flour. Roll out pastry dough to the size of the baking sheet and 1/8 inch thick.
  4. Transfer to the baking sheet and brush with the egg and sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar.
  5. Score the dough lengthwise and crosswise to form 12 equal squares.
  6. Bake till lightly browned and crisp, about 10 minutes.
  7. Place a pastry square on plate, dollop with the cheese mixture and top with the pastry and a smaller dollop of the cheese mixture.
  8. Drizzle with Skylake Ranch Pomegranate Syrup and serve.

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