Italian Vanilla Slice

  • Italian Vanilla Slice
  • Italian Vanilla Slice
  • Italian Vanilla Slice
Ranked: 16th

Rated 5 out of 5 based on 7 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup cream
  • 2 1/3 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup cornflour
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup custard powder
  • 1 tspn vanilla paste
  • 30 g unsalted butter
  • 2 x egg yolks
  • 2 x sheets of puff pastry

Method

PASTRY

1. pre heat oven to 200 degrees

2. Place 1 sheet of puff pastry on flat baking tray top with baking paper and second baking tray on top to prevent pastry from puffing.

3. Cook pastry for 15 minutes, repeat with second sheet of puff pastry.

4. When pastry has cooled place in square 23 cm cake tin, trimming to fit

CUSTARD

1. Place milk, cream, caster sugar, custard powder, cornflour, vanilla bean paste in heavy based saucepan. Bring to the boil stirring until thickened, about 10 minutes.
Add egg yolks and butter combining well.

2. Pour custard on puff pastry sheet in tin and top with second pastry sheet.

Cool in fridge and cut into squares.

Dust with icing sugar to serve.

tip: To ensure pastry is easy to cut, with a knife gently score pastry to desired squares before assembly.

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  • I am salivating, looks so good!

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    by Stuart Talman on 14/01/2013, 16:24
    Stuart Talman
    • Thank you my family love vanilla slice!

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      by Sandra Ruffin on 14/01/2013, 17:42
      Sandra Ruffin
  • Thank you so much. I made your apricot panna cotta yesterday, what an amazing dessert!

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    by Sandra Ruffin on 15/01/2013, 08:56
    Sandra Ruffin
  • They look so delicious! :)

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    by Sarah Lewis on 20/01/2013, 16:04
    Sarah Lewis
  • Looks mouth watering.Very yummy and very soft.

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    by ANNA LINHART on 19/04/2013, 15:15
    ANNA LINHART
  • I made this tonight for my family. “OH MY GOD” this is the ‘ONLY’ recipie I will ever ever use ever! belissimo !

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    by Amandafah Elkins on 19/01/2014, 20:03
    Amandafah Elkins
  • It didn’t set .. full stop ..shame

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    by Paula Sparkes on 01/02/2014, 18:11
    Paula Sparkes
  • Great tasting slice – i left it in the fridge for 2 hrs to set – perfect.

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    by Mark Davey on 14/05/2014, 06:37
    Mark Davey
  • The best Vanilla slice i have eaten

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    by Robert Lombardo on 26/07/2014, 20:53
    Robert Lombardo
  • I made this vanilla slice last night and it is delicious. A new family favorite!

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    by Julie Anderson on 17/01/2015, 10:14
    Julie Anderson