Cremeschnitte Napoleon Cake or Snowflake Food

Hello my virtual friends,

It is Dec 27 of 2016…And I am in mood for food but I  want something light, sweet and easy to make.

Something that will fit my snowflake personality. Do you know what is it?

It is called Cremeschnitte or Napoleon Cake or Vanilla Slice.

For this recipe you will need:

1 sheet of puff pustry

3 cups milk + 2 TBSP milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

4 egg yolks

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup corn starch

1/2 cup whipping cream

Cremeschnitte Napoleon cake
Cremeschnitte Napoleon cake

How to make this cake?

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Let the puff pastry sheet thaw for 2 hrs, then roll with a rolling pin to 9 x 9 inch. (I used 8×8 pan)

Transfer the pastry rectangles to a baking pan and poke with a fork. Bake for 20 min or until golden and very fluffy.

Let cool completely.

Now, let’s make the cream.

In a large pot over medium heat, heat  2 1/2 cup milk and 1 tsp vanilla until boil.

While waiting for milk to boil in another bowl mix 4 egg yolks with 1/2 cup sugar.

Add 1/2 cup + 2 TBSP of milk, 1/2 cup corn starch and mix well.

When milk boil add slowly mix above, and stir constantly for 3 min.

Transfer to a large mixing bowl, and let cool completely.

When cooled, add the whipped whipping cream.

Spread the filling on the top of baked pastry.

Place in refrigerator for 5 hrs.

Slice and sprinkle with icing sugar or whipping cream.

Enjoy.

Cremeschnitte Napoleon Cake or Snowflake Food
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Ingredients
  • 1 sheet of puff pustry
  • 3 cups milk + 2 TBSP milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup corn starch
  • ½ cup whipping cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Let the puff pastry sheet thaw for 2 hrs, then roll with a rolling pin to 9 x 9 inch. (I used 8x8 pan)
  3. Transfer the pastry rectangles to a baking pan and poke with a fork. Bake for 20 min or until golden and very fluffy.
  4. Let cool completely.
  5. Now, let's make the cream.
  6. In a large pot over medium heat, heat 2½ cup milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract until boil.
  7. While waiting for milk to boil in another bowl mix 4 egg yolks with ½ cup sugar.
  8. Add ½ cup + 2 TBSP of milk, ½ cup corn starch and mix well.
  9. When milk boil add slowly mix above, and stir constantly for 3 min.
  10. Transfer to a large mixing bowl, and let cool completely.
  11. When cooled, add the whipped whipping cream.
  12. Spread the filling on the top of baked pastry.
  13. Place in refrigerator for 5 hrs.
  14. Slice and sprinkle with icing sugar or whipping cream.
  15. Enjoy.

I love this cake. This cake is the perfect cake for winter time.

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Cremeschnitte Napoleon cake

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2 thoughts on “Cremeschnitte Napoleon Cake or Snowflake Food

  1. sounds like a great recipe – one question- how much vanilla extract do you need, the ingredient list shows 1 vanilla extract, Thanks Sue

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