Vanilla Slice is also known as a Custard Square. It is a thick custard that is made between two layers of flaky pastry crust or with two layers of Phyllo dough.
The flavors of the custard are generally chocolate or vanilla, but other flavors can also be made.
This dessert dish is then topped with a flavored icing, whether that is vanilla, chocolate, passion fruit or strawberry, even raspberry has been used.
1. Classic Vanilla Slice
The Classic version of Vanilla Slice is a stunning dessert that impresses all who taste it.
The Classic Vanilla Slice is a simple dessert made with Vanilla Bean Custard and sandwiched between two layers of flaky pastry dough.
The dough can be either simple pie dough crust or Phyllo dough. Rather than an icing on this Classic Vanilla Slice, it is dusted with Confectioners Sugar. The Confectioners Sugar keeps this dessert simple yet delicious and stunning.
2. Strawberry and Vanilla Custard Slice
Vanilla Slice makes a perfect tea time snack. When you have a Strawberry and Vanilla Custard Slice this has a delicious flavor.
This vanilla custard combined with a Strawberry jam makes a filling to make this Slice a special treat. You will simply add lines of Strawberry jam on top of the choice of pastry dough and then cover it with the Vanilla Custard.
The entire Slice can be topped with fresh strawberries and decorative dollops of whipped topping.
3. Vanilla Custard with Chocolate Slice
It is always difficult to have the perfect combination of ingredients, in the right amounts to make a perfect treat, or snack.
This recipe for Vanilla Custard with Chocolate icing is the one that is the perfect amount of each flavor to bring it together as the perfect Slice.
This Slice is made with Butternut Snap cookies that have been crushed and formed into a crust. What is the key to the perfect flavored Vanilla Custard? An authentic Vanilla Bean Paste is what the secret is.
4. Salted Caramel Vanilla Slice
Salted Caramel has come to the forefront of yummy tastes, and now when it is made into a yummy treat such as Slice, it is undeniably one of the best snacks one can have at any time of the day.
A Salted Caramel flavored custard sandwiched between two layers of flaky crust and topped with a dark chocolate icing is sure to put this at the top of everyone’s favorites.
If it is not already, it will be the favorite among family and friends when you share this phenomenal Slice with them.
5. Caramel Apple Custard Slice
This Slice is sure to make you think of summertime and county fairs.
The rich Caramel flavored Apples that you find in the summer can now be had at any time of the year when you make your Favorite Vanilla Custard into a Caramel Apple Flavored Custard Slice.
The custard is easily turned into the best caramel flavored custard you have ever had. You top the custard with thinly sliced Apples, and add some sliced strawberries for a garnish.
6. Baklava Vanilla Slice
A Vanilla Slice that will remind you of the Holidays at any time of the year. T
his Baklava Vanilla Slice is loaded with the cherished and traditional Baklava flavors. It is creamy crispy, nutty and flavorful and it is drizzled with a delicious syrup.
All the Baklava flavor that tops a Classic Vanilla Slice. Pistachio and Walnuts, cinnamon and honey combine to make a flavor known at Christmas.
7. Peanut Butter Vanilla Slice
The Peanut Butter Vanilla Slice is a treat that is indulgent and tasty. Loaded with a wonderful Peanut Butter flavor and topped with a Chocolate icing or drizzle of Chocolate ganache.
This is the perfect afternoon snack for tea, or even an afternoon snack and the perfect pick me up for the rest of the day.
A delicious vanilla bean flavor combined with smooth peanut butter flavor almost dissolves like butter in your mouth.
8. Vegan Custard Slices
This is the recipe you need for an absolutely perfect Vanilla Slice. It is completely plant based and totally delectable.
This Vanilla Custard Slice is perfectly creamy and simple to make. This recipe involves 7 simple ingredients to make an awe-inspiring Slice. The plant based Vegan option is topped with a sinfully delicious version of a Vanilla icing that brings the whole combination together.
This is a Slice of heaven to serve family and friends!
9. Matcha Green Tea, Rosemary and Vanilla Slice
This is the Slice that is capable of raising a few eyebrows among the traditional Slice makers.
Although it is still a Vanilla Slice with the addition of Matcha green tea, this is in no way an ordinary Slice. Slightly earthy and totally herbaceous, this is the Slice recipe that you want to keep handy at all times.
Again for those that believe in the magic of green tea, this is a truly unique Vanilla Slice.
10. Raspberry and Vanilla Crumble Slice
This Vanilla Slice is a Raspberry Crumble flavor that is astounding and actually very pretty to look at.
This Raspberry Vanilla Crumble Slice is sure to delight the friends and family who are lucky enough to taste this.
The Raspberry and Vanilla Crumble is a texture and flavor sensation that will delight and please. This recipe is versatile in that you can swap out the raspberries for strawberries or blueberries.
A mix of brown sugar and almonds create the crumble that is sprinkled over the Raspberries.
11. Mango Vanilla Slice
When you think of summer, you should think of Mango. The Mango Vanilla Slice is the quintessential treat that is served with tea or as a snack at any time.
The Mango flavored Vanilla custard sandwiched between two layers of pastry and topped with a lime icing. The Slice is a slice of heaven directly from Australia.
When served chilled, this is the perfect flavor of Summer treats. Top this with bits of Mango or dollops of Mango puree to add more flavor.
12. Lemon Vanilla Custard Slice
This is the classic Vanilla Slice that Australia has shared with the World.
Add in the lemon to give it tang and sweetness to please the pickiest of palates. This recipe will also give you tips on how to ensure your Lemon Vanilla Custard Slice comes out perfect the way it was meant to.
You can dust the Slice with Confectioners Sugar or icing in a vanilla flavor, passion fruit or even chocolate.
13. Pomegranate and Pistachio Vanilla Slice
A twist on the classic vanilla Slice made into a Middle Eastern flair. The taste of this is surprisingly tart and creamy.
The custard in this Pomegranate and Pistachio Vanilla Slice is creamier than the normal Slice custard. This Pomegranate and Pistachio Vanilla Slice should be frozen after the assembly and before serving to allow for the best texture and enjoyment of the great flavor.
These delights are extremely delicious. They are not hard to make and are delicious to boot.
14. Custard Slice with Sour Cherries
These deliciously tart cherries are baked into a creamy custard that is absolutely perfect.
Topped with a cherry icing on top of flaky crust that sandwiches the delicious custard. The sour is mellowed with the creaminess of the custard. This recipe is simple, easy to make and very tasty.
There is a versatility in this recipe in that you can use a different fruit if you do not like cherries. However, the tart cherries will also be mellowed by the sweet cherry flavored icing that covers this custard Slice.
15. Blueberry and Vanilla Cheesecake Slice
This is the time of year when you need to start planning on summer plans. Making a list of the summer desserts you will serve for family and guests.
This blueberry Vanilla Cheesecake Slice is a perfect choice. It is light and refreshing and the cheesecake custard is the perfect texture and blends perfectly with the blueberries.
This Slice is made with only the bottom crust instead of the top and bottom pastry or pie crusts.
16. Coconut Vanilla Slice
Situated between two flakey layers of pastry dough, phyllo dough or even puff pastry can be used, and is a coconut flavored custard that is tropical and dreamy. This recipe will give a perfectly simple, delicious and beautiful dessert.
This Coconut Vanilla Slice can be topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a raspberry and it will be five star quality.
A tip is given in this recipe that will make it easier to slice the puff pastry, which in turn makes serving this dessert even easier.
17. No Bake Vanilla Custard Biscoff Bars
This is a no bake dessert that has three layers of tasty and delicious yummy ingredients.
This dessert calls for crushed Biscoff cookies which are topped with a Vanilla custard. The Biscoff cookies would be similar to making a graham cracker crust and using that as the bottom layer.
The secret to a good custard is to strain it through a sieve to remove any lumps that remain.
The Lotus Spread is simply a spread that is made by combining Lotus Biscoff cookies that are crushed and cream, turning this into an easy to spread topping.
18. Passion Fruit Vanilla Slice
Passion fruit has become a popular fruit in our house. So when I considered using it as a flavor in a Vanilla Flavored custard Slice, there was no argument. This is a classic Slice recipe, with the only difference being the addition of Passion fruit.
This is a recipe that can be doubled or tripled when you need to make it for a big group or for a buffet or other party type celebration.
19. Nutella Slice
This is one that we should have seen coming long ago.
From the minute Nutella came to be, it has been used in everything and will continue to be used in new recipes as well as variations in classic recipes.
This Nutella Slice is a perfect example. Who could resist a nutella flavored custard sitting on a date and almond flour base.
To top it off, there is a layer of dark chocolate that is then sprinkled with hazelnuts. The perfect combination of ingredients for one delicious dessert.
20. Caramelized Yuzu and Vanilla Slice
This is the perfect slice to serve with morning tea or even afternoon tea. This is considered to be a lush and vibrant dessert.
The citrusy and tart yuzu mixes with a smooth vanilla custard and sweet flaky pastry. An easy to make treat that is perfect for breakfast or tea time.
This is a fuss free and too good to share, you may want to keep it all to yourself. Just remember, sharing is caring!