1 frozen puff pastry sheet, thawed
Custard cream
1 1/2 cups of milk
1/2 cup of sugar
a pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup of arequipe or dulce de leche


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Cut the pastry dough into 3 strips along the fold marks. Place on a baking sheet and poke a couple of holes in each dough with a fork. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool on a rack.
  4. In a medium saucepan place the milk and bring to a simmer. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
  5. Gradually add cornstarch mixture to milk and cook, stirring frequently, about 6 minutes or until thickened. Beat the egg yolks and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Add the vanilla extract and butter, and remove from heat.
  7. Let cool to room temperature, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

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