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Definition: Napoleon

A small, single serving, rectangular shaped dessert pastry. It's made with alternating layers of puff pastry and the cream of your choice. Usually it's topped with either a glaze, a dusting of powdered sugar, fondant, or a thin icing.

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mciezki mciezki 5 years
@I'm looking for a Napoleon Pastry recipe, with the custard filling between the flaky pastry,, with white frosting and chocolate striping.
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 9 years
I used to have to make those in a family bakery when I was in high school. NOT easy!!
Advah Advah 9 years
In French they're called "mille feuilles", ie "a thousand leaves". :) I've never found good ones here! :(
prblms4loki prblms4loki 9 years
Napoleons are amazing. Interestingly though, I first had them in a bakery in Chinatown.
Athena1 Athena1 9 years
I wish I could make this at home. I love Napoleon.
figurine figurine 9 years
They seem impossible to make at home.
carito8 carito8 9 years
In Venezuela they're call MILOJAS...they are sooo goood the ones filled with dulce de leche are my favorites! yuuumm
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
That looks good. yummy is exactly the right word to describe it.
Jennifer_2sugar Jennifer_2sugar 9 years
I am salivating!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Yum. My family used to always get them from trips to Brooklyn.
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