Thursday, June 18, 2009

A cake for birthday

 
I've noticed that the longer I live, the smaller birthday cakes get, or it's just the visual trick the numerous amount of candles make... So I decided this time to put only eight... well... The younger the better!!! :D

What we need:

1kg of puff pastry
1 egg
1 tbsp of cream

for frosting:

500gr of butter

200gr of flour

350 gr of sugar

200 ml of milk

100gr of any liquer or brandy ( I used Bailey's)

3 egg yoks

seeds of one vanilla stick or vanilla extract

What we have to do:

1. Roll our puff pastry, cut into 5-6 squares or any shape you want. Brush with egg and cream mix and bake for 15 min in 200C. From one kg of puff pastry I made 5 square sheets. Leave them to cool.
2. Melt butter in a pot, mix in the flour and leave on the heat until flour gets brownish. Stir without a stop. Then add boiling milk with sugar and vanilla seeds. Mix it without stopping. Simmer for 3 min and remove from the heat. Add liquer and keep on stiring until the cream cools. Then add egg yoks, one by one. Mix until the cream turns fluffy and light yellow.
3. Spread the cream on each layer of puff pastry until the sheets finish and them cut the sides properly and decorate. I just sprinkled the remaining puff pastry and added some sugary hearts.

4. Leave the cake overnight or at least for 5 hours. A very delicious cake.

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  2. Sveika, kremas panasus i Napoleono, tik ten alkoholio nesu pylusi, reikes isbandyti :) atrodo labai skaniai! :)

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  3. Na kaip sakoma, cia lengvesnis naoleono variantas!!! Skonis tikrai panasus i Napoleono.Beto, recepte nereikejo det alkoholio, bet kai plakiau krema,tai man vis nenorejo sviestas juntis su pienu ir miltais, bet ipylus likerio viskas graziai susijune ir gavosi labai skanus kremas, galima sakyti koki ketvirtadali suvalgiau beteptama. O dar as taip megstu Bayley's!!!! :D

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