Abura-age Napoleon Cakes

Abura-age Napoleon Cakes

A Wheat, egg, and dairy free dessert!!
Mock custard cream is sandwiched between crispy abra-age!! It's a healthy Napoleon cake.

Ingredients: 4

☆ Custard cream (Recipe ID: 1260437)
☆Soy milk (or milk)
250 ml
☆Frozen kabocha squash (peeled and strained)
20 g
☆Sugar (cane sugar)
30 g
☆ Corn starch (or joshinko)
20 g
☆Margarine (or butter)
25 g
☆Vanilla essece
to taste (8~10 drops)
Powdered sugar, mint leaves, etc
to taste


1. Blanch the aburaage for 2-3 minutes and drain. When the aburaage has cooled, squeeze and drain the water.
2. Make the custard cream. Heat the ☆ ingredients except vanilla essence over medium heat and keep stirring. Once it comes to a boil, turn the heat down to low and mix for 2 more minutes.
3. Add vanilla essence and mix. Turn off the heat and let it cool. (Recipe ID: 1260437)
4. Spread out the aburaage from Step 1, and cut each piece into thirds. (You'll have 18 pieces in total but use 16)
5. Place on the edge of a large heatproof plate with space in the middle as shown in the photo. Microwave for 5 minutes uncovered.
6. Once all the aburaage have cooked in the microwave, let them cool. Stack the aburaage and the custard cream in alternating layers to make four layers.
7. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or cocoa powder, or top with mint leaves and they are done.
8. Cut the aburaage into 6 equal pieces in Step 4. Halloween Napoleon cakes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I happened to see this Napoleon cake recipe in a magazine!!