Mother's Day dessert that's easy, flaky, delicious

2014-05-07T00:00:00Z 2014-05-19T19:26:52Z Mother's Day dessert that's easy, flaky, deliciousThe Associated Press The Associated Press
May 07, 2014 12:00 am  • 

The secret to this simple Mother’s Day dessert is frozen puff pastry. It is easy to work with and bakes up into a deliciously flaky pastry.

You’ll find puff pastry in the grocer’s freezer section, usually near the frozen fruit and pie shells. Be sure to thaw it completely before trying to unfold the sheets of pastry. You can place the box in the refrigerator overnight, or leave it (unopened) on the counter for about an hour.

We like the combination of blackberries and orange, but feel free to substitute any berry. Blueberries, raspberries and strawberries all would be delicious. This dessert also can be prepped ahead of time. Just bake the pastry squares, then store them covered at room temperature.

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