Lazy Napoleon cake in 1 hour: no need to make dough for the dessert

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Napoleon Cake Recipe
Napoleon Cake Recipe

One of the easiest and tastiest desserts is the "Napoleon" cake . You can make it without making the dough, using ready-made puff pastry. The ideal cream for this cake would be custard, and you can add condensed milk to it.

Homemade Napoleon Cake with Custard

Cook Tatiana shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious, lazy Napoleon cake that's made without making dough.

Cake recipe


  • puff pastry - 500 g

For the cream:

  • eggs - 3 pcs.
  • sugar - 50 g
  • milk - 350 g
  • condensed milk - 1 jar
  • flour - 2 tablespoons
  • butter - 150 g
  • vanilla sugar - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Defrost the puff pastry, roll out a little and cut into random squares. Transfer to a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes at 180 C.

Cake Dough


2. Cream: put milk on the fire and bring to a boil, beat eggs with sugar and vanilla, add flour and mix to avoid lumps. Next, add some of the hot milk to the egg mixture, stir and return everything to the pan with hot milk, add condensed milk, return to the fire. Cook constantly stirring over low heat until boiling, then remove and add butter and stir until smooth until it is completely melted.

Finished cream

3. Assemble the cake: put the ready squares into a bowl, add the cream, mix, put the mass into a suitable form, and flatten it with a spatula.

Cake preparation

4. Put the cake in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

The finished cake

Also on OBOZREVATEL you can read the recipes:

  • Gingerbread cake with condensed milk
  • <a href="" target="_blank">Bake-less cake with cookies and sour cream</a>
  • <a href="" target="_blank">Bake-less cake with cookies and bananas</a>

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