Napoleon Tort Recipe

Napoleon Tort is a popular recipe in Russian kitchens. Learn how to make/prepare Napoleon Tort by following this easy recipe.
Napoleon Tort Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • For Pastry Layers:
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Egg Whites (stiffly beaten)
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp Vodka
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 2 cups Flour

    For the Custard Filling:
  • 10 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Egg White
  • 2½ cups Sugar
  • 6 tbsp Flour
  • 6 cups Milk
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Essence
  • 250 g Butter
  • Finely crumbled Chocolates (to serve)
How to make Napoleon Tort:
  • Combine butter, sugar, and egg whites. Beat until sugar dissolves and the mixture turns creamy.
  • Stir in sour cream and vodka.
  • Gradually add salt and flour. Mix until the dough is soft and pliable. Chill for an hour.
  • Divide the dough into 12 parts and press to shape each part into 8 inch circles with even thickness.
  • Bake each layer on a buttered baking pan in a preheated oven to 190 degrees C until golden brown for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove and cool.
  • Prepare the custard filling by heating milk in a large saucepan. Do not boil.
  • Combine egg yolks, egg white, and sugar. Beat until creamy.
  • Add flour and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into milk and stir until thick and creamy.
  • Stir in vanilla and butter.
  • Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Stir frequently to cool the mixture.
  • Place cooked pastry layers in a platter and pour an even layer of filling.
  • Crumble few pastry layers on the top.
  • Refrigerate for several hours.
  • Remove and decorate with finely crumbled chocolates.
  • Serve chilled.