Chocolate-Lavender Napoleons

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A traditional Napoleon features layers of buttery, flaky-crisp puff pastry sandwiching cool, dreamy vanilla pastry cream—but we're happy to break tradition if it means adding chocolate to a dessert. And while we were breaking traditions, we decided to create an intriguing flavor profile by also incorporating lavender.

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Chocolate-Lavender Napoleons
Everything Chocolate

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Everything Chocolate

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Both chocolate and lavender can take over a dessert, so we started by making a balanced chocolate-lavender pastry cream. We found that steeping a small amount of lavender in half-and-half and sugar from the start and straining the lavender ...

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