Fluffy custard that doesn't fall: for "Napoleon," honey cake and sponge cake

Tetiana KoziukFood
Recipe for custard with milk. Source: BBC

Custard is a versatile cream for many desserts: cakes, including "Napoleon" and honey cake, eclairs, sponge cake, and tubes. Ideally, it is very tender, fluffy, and holds its shape well. And it is very easy to achieve this result by observing the proportions.

The recipe for the perfect milk custard was published on one of the culinary blogs (reeixit) on Instagram.

Recipe for custard with milk


  • eggs – 2 pcs.
  • flour – 100 g
  • milk – 750 ml
  • sugar – 100 g
  • butter – 150 g
Custard with milk and eggs

Method of preparation:

1. Add flour and 50 ml of milk to the eggs. Stir with a whisk to avoid lumps.

2. Add the rest of the milk, add butter, and put on low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes until thickened.

Thick custard

3. Add the sugar and the rest of the butter to the hot custard, you can add more vanilla sugar if desired. Stir until smooth.

4. Beat the resulting mass immediately with a blender.

Custard for the Napoleon cake

5. Cover the finished cream with cling film and cool to room temperature.

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