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Creamy Vanilla Slice Recipe

Try Our Easy, Delicious Vanilla Slice Recipe!

Aeroplane Jelly's delicious vanilla slice recipe will have you reminiscing about your childhood from the very first mouthful! This moist vanilla slice recipe makes for a sweet and creamy dessert without too much fuss, and is sim...

Try Our Easy, Delicious Vanilla Slice Recipe!

Aeroplane Jelly's delicious vanilla slice recipe will have you reminiscing about your childhood from the very first mouthful! This moist vanilla slice recipe makes for a sweet and creamy dessert without too much fuss, and is simple for you to follow and make yourself at home.

Our easy vanilla slice dessert can be made with just four ingredients, including Aeroplane's own Vanilla Falvoured Dessert Mix. All you have to do is get your hands on some pre-rolled puff pastry and bake it in the oven, whip up some pastry cream for this delicious vanilla slice filling, and then layer it all together before refrigerating for about an hour. It's that simple! You'll end up with a delectable vanilla slice after it has set in the fridge.

Our take on this classic, creamy vanilla layered dessert is super simple but will leave your taste buds wanting more. Get baking the easy way with our vanilla slice recipe below!

What is a Vanilla Slice?

A vanilla slice is a popular Australian dessert that is easy to make and consists of three layers: pastry, cream filling and icing. Most vanilla slices come with a base layer of puff pastry or shortcrust pastry, followed by a creamy custard-like filling and then topped with icing.

Why Are Vanilla Slices So Popular?

The reason why this delicious dessert has become so popular in Australia is because it's very versatile! You can add your own favourite toppings or coatings on top of the vanilla slice before serving it. This means you could create countless variations of the basic vanilla slice recipe below! An example would be adding cocoa powder on top for chocolate slice.

Why Is Aeroplane Jelly's Vanilla Slice Recipe So Easy to Follow?

Our vanilla slice recipe is oh-so easy to follow because we've done all the hard work for you. We know how it's like when you want a quick and easy dessert that doesn't require hours in the kitchen! All of our recipes can be whipped up quickly, and this one is no exception.

What You'll Need:

  • x2 Sheets of pre-rolled puff pastry, thawed
  • Oven-appropriate baking dish
  • Electric beater
  • Mixing bowl
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20 min
PREP TIME
4
INGREDIENTS

PREPARATION

  • 1 Bake pastry sheets in a preheated 220°C (200°C fan forced) oven for 12–15 minutes or until puffed and golden. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • 2 Combine milk and cream in a large bowl. Add Aeroplane Vanilla Flavoured Dessert Mix and using an electric beater beat until thick and smooth. Place a pastry sheet cooked side up on a serving plate and spread vanilla filling evenly over, gently press second pastry sheet cooked side up on top. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 3 To serve; sprinkle with icing sugar and cut into slices.