Vanilla Slice

    20 minutes

    I went to a Christmas party few years ago and I had a piece of vanilla slice. I liked it so much that I've been making it ever since.

    Queensland, Australia
    98 people made this

    Serves: 15 

    • 2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed
    • 600ml carton thickened cream
    • 100g packet instant vanilla pudding mix
    • 1/4 cup icing sugar, plus 2 teaspoons extra for dusting
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Preheat oven to very hot, 220 degrees C. Lightly grease 2 baking trays.
    2. Place 1 pastry sheet onto each tray and prick with a fork.
    3. Score 1 sheet into 4cm squares.
    4. Bake 8-10 minutes until pastry is puffed and golden brown.
    5. Press down slightly to flatten. Cool.
    6. In a small bowl, using an electric mixter, beat together cream, pudding mix, icing sugar and vanilla extract for 3-4 mintues, until thick and creamy.
    7. Spread mixture onto plain sheet of pastry, top with scored pastry sheet. Dust with extra icing sugar.
    8. Serve cut into 8cm squares.

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    have also made this vanilla slice but instead of puff pastry have used the lattice biscuits, just cover the bottom and top with them. so easy and delicious  -  07 Jan 2014


    I made recipe exactly as per recipe. It is fairly rich so I cut it into fairly small squares. Definitely a keeper!  -  17 May 2015


    Just made these they are really nice. I had to order the vanilla desert mix online but it's worth it!  -  25 Nov 2014  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)