The slits cut in the top of this Pie are modeled after window blinds, but instead of sunlight, cherry-studded custard peeks its way through.
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So named for the diagonal slices resembling window slats, Jalousie Pie from the eponymous Pie suspends cherries in custard and hides them under a thick sheet of puff pastry sprinkled with crunchy sugar.
Cat tongues. Nuns' Breasts. Maybe it's all that sugar going to people's brains, but sweets have been named for some interesting things. Take the French pastry known as a jalousie, which is actually named after windows.
In this breakfast sweet, each puff pastry is scored to allow a peek at the filling of sweetened cream cheese and fresh raspberries.