Vanilla Slice
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • 250 g frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 600 ml milk
  • ¼ cup custard powder
  • 1 egg, separated
  • ½ cup sugar
Instructions
  1. Divide pastry into two and roll out thinly to fit two scone trays. Mark into 5 cm squares.
  2. Bake in a hot oven for 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Mix custard powder and sugar in a saucepan.
  5. Gradually add milk and stir over gentle heat until boiling,
  6. Simmer 2 minutes, stirring briskly.
  7. Add egg yolk to custard mixture and beat well.
  8. Cool to lukewarm and fold in stiffly beaten egg white.
  9. Line a 23 cm square cake tin with aluminium foil, bringing foil up over sides. Put one piece of pastry into base of tin.
  10. Spread custard cream on top of pastry in tin
  11. Cut remaining pastry on top and press together firmly.
  12. When cool spread evenly with passionfruit icing.
  13. Refrigerate several hours or overnight until set.
Recipe by Australian Recipes and Cooking at http://www.aussiecooking.com.au/vanilla-slice/