Kremsnita - a vanilla and custard cream cake dessert

The national dish of Slovenia, Kresnita is a slice of heaven and easy to make

Ingredients

4-cups milk
8-eggs
1 1/2cups sugar
1 1/4cups flour
2 tea spoon vanilla sugar
2 puff pastry sheets
3 cups heavy whipping cream

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 Fahrenheit.

  • Prepare the pastry dough: on a lightly floured work surface, use a floured rolling pin to roll each sheet thin.

  • Place the pastry on a baking sheet and bake for ten minutes.

  • Remove the pastry from the oven and leave them to completely cool.

Custard:

8- Eggs separated
Mix 8 egg yolks w/1, 1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
Gradually adding flour vanilla sugar and 1 cups of milk.

To finish: 

  • In heavy saucepan over medium heat, boil 3 cups of milk.

  • Fold egg yolks mix in to boiling milk cook slowly stirring gently, until mixture starts to thicken.

  • Remove from heat and combine with 8 egg whites (very stiff)

  • Place 1 sheet of pastry in a 2-3 inch, pan. Pour the custard over the pastry and chill well.

  • Beat a 3-cups heavy whipping cream w/2 soup spoons powder sugar and pour over the chill custard.

  • Cut the second pastry sheet into 20 squares. Lay the squares over krem┼ínita. Before serving, sprinkle with powder sugar.

Please serve very cold.