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Napoleon

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Ingredients
  Paste 1
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Cold milk 1 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened chocolate 1 Cup (16 tbs), melted
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Lightly grease a baking sheet and line it with baking or greaseproof paper.
2. Preheat the oven to 425°F

MAKING
3. On a lightly flour work surface, roll the Puff Paste into a long strip of about 16 inches of 1/4 inch thickness.
4. Cut into half lengthwise and cut each strip into half.
5. Place the 4 strips on the baking sheet.
6. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until puffed and golden brown.
7. Remove from oven and slide onto wire racks to cool.
8. In large basin, combine sugar, flour and salt.
9. Place basin on top of a saucepan of simmering water.
10. Gradually add milk stirring until smooth.
11. Stir constantly, until thickened.
12. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
13. To the slightly beaten eggs, add a little of the hot mixture and stir until blended.
14. Gradually pour the egg mixture into the sauce, stirring vigorously until blended for 2 more minutes.
15. Take basin off the saucepan and stir in vanilla
16. Chill cream in the refrigerator.

FINALIZING
17. In a medium dry bowl, beat butter until smooth and then blend in the chilled cream filling.
18. Spread filling over 2 puff strips
19. Sandwich with the other 2 strips.
20. Beat confectioners' sugar and milk to a smooth topping.
21. Spread over top of pastry layers.
22. Swirl chocolate on top of frosting.

SERVING
23. Serve the pastry chilled as a dessert

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Drink: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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