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Classic Vanilla Slice with Passionfruit Icing

Vanilla slice recipe with passionfruit icing
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Credit: Whisk Media Group
Recipe by: Australian Eggs
www.australianeggs.org.au
Average: 4.3 (139 votes)
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Difficulty
Easy
Category
Cuisine
Prep:  45 min (plus chilling)
Cook:  30 minutes
Serves:  12
Classic Vanilla Slice recipe made with fresh custard and homemade Passionfruit icing. This dessert is an Aussie childhood favourite.

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Classic Vanilla Slice with Passionfruit Icing
Ingredients:
Pastry layers
Custard
Passionfruit icing
Pastry layers
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan forced. Place each pastry sheet on a large oven tray lined with baking paper. Cover with baking paper and weigh down with another tray. Bake for 20 minutes or until crisp and golden. Cool on a rack
Custard
  1. Place the milk, cream, butter, vanilla and sugar in a medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat to until sugar dissolves, then bring to just below boiling point. Remove from heat
  2. Whisk cornflour and yolks together in a large bowl. Gradually whisk in hot milk mixture to combine. Return to saucepan and cook on medium high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring
  3. Line a 22cm square cake pan with 2 long strips of baking paper, allowing 2cm overhang on all sides. Trim pastry sheets to fit snugly in pan. Place 1 sheet in the base. Pour in warm custard mixture. Top with pastry sheet and press down gently. Chill for 4 hours, or until set firm
Passionfruit icing
  1. To make the passionfruit icing, place icing sugar and butter in a bowl. Stir in passionfruit pulp until smooth
  2. Spread icing over chilled slice while still in pan. Chill for 30 minutes or until set. Lift slice from pan. Cut into squares or rectangles

Reviews for Classic Vanilla Slice with Passionfruit Icing

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Average: 4.3 (139 votes)