White chocolate bite-sized ‘Napoleons’

White chocolate bite-sized ‘Napoleons’

Preparation time

1-2 hours

Cooking time

10 to 30 mins


Makes 24

These dainty squares of chocolatey perfection are great for parties as everything can be made well in advance.

Equipment and preparation: you will need a piping bag fitted with a 0.25cm plain nozzle (if you have difficulty finding this sized nozzle, then simply cut the correct sized opening in a disposable piping bag).

By Lorraine Pascale
From Lorraine Pascale: How to be a Better Cook


For the crème pâtissière

  • 300ml/10½fl oz milk
  • 4 free-range egg yolks
  • 90g/3¼oz caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 vanilla pod, seeds only

For the chocolate layers

  • 400g/14oz milk, dark or white chocolate

To decorate

  • 24 raspberries
  • 24 tiny mint sprigs