Traditional Napoleon with Egg Yolk Custard

Great New Year Party Cake!


This is my husbands favorite cake of all time.  The cake is not easy to make, but it is so good, that all of the effort really pays off.  It is rich, creamy and crispy, full of flavor and … in his words just perfect.

4 layers puff pastry (You can buy pre-made puff pastry dough or make your own using my puff pastry recipe.)

Egg yolk custard
7 egg yolks
6 cups milk
2 cup sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour (sifted)
150-200 g butter (I added 400)
Preheat the oven to 385F degrees.

For the custard, in a medium bowl mix the egg yolks with sugar

add 1/4 cup of milk


add flour


add another 1/4 cup of milk


In a medium sauce pan heat up the remaining 5 1/2 cup of milk until boiling


Once the milk starts to boil, reduce the heat to…

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