A cake for birthday
What we need:
1kg of puff pastry
1 tbsp of cream
500gr of butter
200gr of flour
350 gr of sugar
200 ml of milk
100gr of any liquer or brandy ( I used Bailey's)
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.