Napoleon cake is known worldwide with different names such as: Mille feuille, custard slices, napoleon.
In Iran it is called Napoleoni . This delicious pastry, is made by crispy layers of puff pastry with a rich cream filling and garnishing the top with powdered sugar.
- 2 puff pastry sheets
- Ingredients for filling
- 300 g soft butter
- 300 g custard cream
- 10 g white sugar
- 1 tsp orange extract
Preheat the oven to 200C.
Roll out the puff pastry and Place onto the tray lined with parchment paper. Using a fork and pierce all over the pastry. Bake the dough for about 20-25 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the filling: Place 300g soft butter with 10 g sugar in a mixing bowl. Whisking until fluffy. Then gradually add custard to the butter, half a cup at a time and orange extract. Keep whipping until light and fluffy.
Once the dough is ready, remove from the oven and cool. Cut each pastry into half. Crumble one piece of puff pastry and set aside.
Spread butter cream over the first cake layer. Then, place second layer on the top. Flat side facing up. Press gently and spread cream and continue layering. Cover the top and sides with cream.
Sprinkle crumbled pastry over the top and sides of the cake. Sprinkle powdered sugar top of the cake and cut it into pieces.