Lazy Napoleon Cake without kneading the dough: we share the recipe for the most delicious and easy-to-prepare dessert

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for lazy Napoleon Cake
Recipe for lazy Napoleon Cake. Source: Pixabay

One of the most delicious, delicate, and flavorful cakes is Napoleon, which can be prepared in many ways. You don't have to make dough for this dessert; pita bread, cookies, or puff pastry that you can just buy will do. You can also add berries, fruits, and nuts for a bright flavor.

''Napoleon'' with berries

Cook Maria (pmv_daily) shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious lazy Napoleon Cake made of puff pastry and flavorful, delicate cream.

Napoleon Cake recipe


  • Puff pastry - 600-700 g
Puff pastry

For the cream:

  • Milk - 1 liter
Milk for cream
  • Eggs - 4 pcs.
Chicken eggs
  • Flour - 50-60 g
Milk and butter
  • Sugar - 200 g
  • Butter - 150 g

Method of preparation:

1. Cream: combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and be sure to stir constantly, cook until thick, remove from heat, add butter, mix, cover with cling film, and cool.

Cream for Napoleon Cake

2. Cut the dough into small squares, transfer to a baking sheet, and bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 180 C and bake until golden, let cool.

Making a cake

3. Assemble the cake: divide the prepared cake base into layers, then form the cake. Put the cream, then the cream puffs until you run out of ingredients. Cover the cake with cling film, sprinkle with crumbs from the dough, and refrigerate for several hours.

Ready-made cake

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