The most economical recipe classical cake Napoleon

Servings: 8 Cooking time: 3 minutes chasa


Cake Napoleon - a classic recipe for Soviettime - which I will give below, in my view, is closely associated with the New Year's holidays - a salad "Olivier", the smell of the Christmas tree and oranges. This recipe appeared in the Soviet period, which accounted for my childhood. Perhaps, therefore, it is very economical cake - it goes very simple products, at least the eggs and oil.

Nevertheless, our mothers, who lived not in the best lighttimes, were able to prepare a feast. Cake "Napoleon" - my (and many people) loved the cake. Especially tasty it on the second day after baking. I like to get up early in the morning of January 1 and slowly drink a cup of coffee with the cake, looking out the window to update the world ...

Yet this cake is so good that it can be ShortcakesBake in advance (before the eve of the week), and on December 31, when, and so a lot of hassle, just cook cream fluff cakes and put the cake in the cold until the holiday.

If you cook a cake quite often, youlearn to do it very quickly. But the first time it can be a bit troublesome. However, I do not advise to buy ready-made dough: it can not have the same taste. Therefore, before the New Year is still time, practice and bake "test Napoleon." I'm sure you will like it.

Ingredients for the "most cost-effective recipe classical Napoleon cake":

For the dough:

  • 2 eggs;
  • 3 cups flour;
  • ? glass of water;
  • 1 pack (250g) butter (margarine);
  • a pinch of salt.

For the cream:

  • 1 liter of milk;
  • 1 cup of sugar;
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 egg;
  • 1 can (400 g) of condensed milk;
  • 3 sachets of vanilla sugar.

For powder:

  • 10-15 pieces of walnut;
  • a handful of raisins (optional).

Recipe "most economical recipe classical Napoleon cake":

napoleon cake recipe To start free work desk and putin front of two bowls of flour: a large pour 2 cups flour in smaller - one. Also less put a pack of soft, soak in warm butter (margarine) and rub with flour until smooth creamy mass, which in the eyes should be divided into 5 parts.

In a large bowl, add to the flour 2 eggs, half a cup of water and a pinch of salt. Knead the dough, which after kneading should be tight rather than soft.

Roll out the dough using a rolling pin with less than 5 mm thick in the square. Promazhte resulting cake 1/5 part of the "cream" of the lower bowl, fold the "envelope" and roll again.

The procedure was repeated 5 times, until you run out of "cream". Missed the cake for the last time, it did not turn an envelope, and "roll".

napoleon cake recipe The thus-obtained "roll" cut into 8(Or 6) equal parts - depending upon the intended size of the cake (in half, then each part again in half and in half again). Fold the pieces in a bowl and send it to 10 minutes in the freezer, and then transfer to a refrigerator.

napoleon cake recipe When removing from the refrigerator for 2 slices (orone, if you have a small oven), roll out the dough from each piece of the cake is not more than 3-4 mm thick. To cake look more carefully, you can cut out a rectangle of paper, lay it on top of the cake is rolled out and a form cut all superfluous to cakes turned with equal sides. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 150 degrees. This cake rises uneven bubbles and becomes a golden color.

napoleon cake recipe By the way, pruning too bake separately: they can be used for dusting cake, previously hesitated a rolling pin and mix with nuts.

napoleon cake recipe Prepare the cream. Bank of condensed milk to cook (about 2 hours). Buying condensed milk, make sure that it was precisely the moment condensed milk, and not a substitute, which is now in the mass market. Also it is not necessary to buy ready-made caramelised condensed milk, since it is usually burnt through. Welded condensed milk should not be dark brown, shops, and a golden light brown.

Cook ordinary custard: milk, in addition to 1 cup, boiled. This remainder glass of cold milk mixed with a glass of sugar, egg and three tablespoons of flour (Do it this way: in a bowl mix the sugar and flour, to break the egg and stir, pour the last cold milk and mix until smooth). The resulting mixture pour in the boiling milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil - and all. The cream is ready.

When it has cooled, add the cooked condensed milk and three bags of vanilla sugar. Mix well.

napoleon cake recipe Ready-made crusts generously oil the cream, giving himflow into the "bubbles". When the last cake is on a hill, carefully, with two hands, "sit down" cake - push to cakes "sit" at each other.

napoleon cake recipe
Cream coat with the top cake, sprinklecake crumbs from scraps cakes mixed with grated nuts (I roast them a bit and rolling pin mus) and raisins. With a broad knife presses the crumbs to the sides of the cake - and then our "Napoleon" is ready! Bon Appetit and Happy New Year!

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