Custard Slice

Custard Slice


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Custard slice or custard squares are so simple in this recipe using prepared flaky pastry. Just bake the pastry then sandwich with creamy delicious custard.

Cattleya Canterbury, New Zealand

Serves: 24 

  • 2 sheets flaky pastry
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 130g butter
  • 190g icing sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hour cooling  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

  1. Lay out the pastry on 2 baking trays then perforate with a fork. Bake at 220 degrees C for about 15 minutes or until cooked. Set aside to cool.
  2. Melt milk and butter together in a saucepan then bring to a boil. In a bowl combine icing sugar, cornflour, egg yolks and vanilla then mix well. Whisk slowly into the boiling milk mixture then stir until thick, about 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
  3. Spread the custard between the sheets of cooked pastry then ice with your favourite icing.

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This is so yummy but it crumbles when you slice it. Its quite messy and not presentable but taste-wise, it was a crowd favourite. - 26 Dec 2013

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