Puff pastries are some of the most delicious. They are somewhat reminiscent of the Napoleon cake: with thin dough and tender cream.
Moreover, the sweeter and thicker this cream, the better. It must saturate all layers completely, turning the cake into an airy and soft substance that melts in the mouth.
- 1 pack of puff pastry
- 200 g condensed milk
- 100 g butter
- zest of one lemon
- 100 g walnuts
We will not cook the dough. Why, if you can buy inexpensively rolled to the finest condition in any supermarket. It is usually found in refrigerators or freezers.
One package contains 2 sheets, total weight 500 g. Cut out rectangles of about 3 x 4 centimeters in size.
Place the blanks on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, each separately. And bake for about 15 minutes at 180 ° C until they turn golden brown.
For the cream, grate the lemon zest, soften the oil with a fork, mix everything with condensed milk until a homogeneous consistency. Can be mixed with a mixer.
Lubricate the rectangles with cream, folding one on top of the other and pressing slightly. Leave the top layer of the resulting cakes dry. Press them down with something and refrigerate them for an hour.
When each puff pastry is soaked, brush the top layers as well and garnish with walnut halves.
Having a ready-made dough, such cakes can be prepared by a hostess with any level of culinary training, the recipe is designed for beginners, it is quite simple. Puff pastries will not take more than half an hour to prepare, not counting the soaking time.