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Thousand layer cake

Thousand layer cake

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 18 1x


  • 6 cups of flour
  • 200 grs (7 oz) of margarine at room temperature
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1/2 glass of pisco (grapes spirit) or other white liquor
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 3/4 kg (26 oz) of milk caramel (dulce de leche)
  • 5 eggfruits (optional)
  • 1 cup of peeled and chopped walnuts
  • Grated coconut (as an alternative to walnuts)


  1. Put the flour in a bowl, make a hole in the center of the flour, and add the remaining ingredients: margarine, egg yolks, liquor, milk.
  2. Mix everything by hand (no kneading), divide into 15 equal parts, and form circles of 22 cm (8.7 inches) in diameter, extending with the help of a rolling pin.
  3. Pierce with a fork and bake at 400°F (200°C) on a buttered baking tray for about 3 to 4 minutes, one by one.
  4. After the discs are ready, unite them together with milk caramel in between. That is: one disc, then a layer of milk caramel, and so on. Finally, cover the whole cake with milk caramel, and decorate the sides with chopped walnuts or coconut.
  • Prep Time: 1 hour