quick and easy custard slices
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Custard Slices Recipe

This is an all-time favorite. Both the kids and adults love these custard slices. This is a very easy to follow recipe for custard slices. Make your own and spoil your friends and family.

quick and easy custard slices

Custard Slice

Sadie F
Easy and delicious custard slices
3.13 from 8 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine South African
Servings 30 slices
Calories 175 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 200 gram Cream Crackers
  • 1 Ltr milk
  • 250 ml sugar
  • 60 ml butter or margarine
  • 120 ml flour
  • 100 ml cornflour
  • 10 ml custard powder
  • 2 ml salt
  • 100 ml cold water
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 5 ml vanilla Essence
  • 500 ml icing sugar sifted
  • 40 ml boiling water

Instructions
 

  • In a large saucepan, heat the milk to a boil.
  • Add the sugar, and butter or margarine and stir until melted. Remove from the stove.
  • Grease a 35 x 25 x 5 cm shallow glass bowl or spray it with an anti-stick agent.
  • Grab 15 of the biscuits in rows of 5 x 3 on the bottom of the bowl and make sure the biscuit halves are all in the same direction.
  • Mix the following in a separate bowl, flour, cornflour, custard powder, salt, and cold water.
  • Add the egg yolks and whisk well.
  • Beat 250 ml of the warm milk mixture little by little with the custard mixture.
  • Pour it back into the saucepan with the rest of the milk.
  • Stir over low heat and cook for 5 minutes until thick.
  • Remove from the stove and stir in vanilla essence, beat the egg whites until soft.
  • Lightly fold the egg whites into the flame mixture with a metal spoon or spatula.
  • Pour the hot custard over the biscuits in the bowl.
  • Cover the custard with a further 15 biscuits in 5 x 3 rows and make sure the half-baking lines are in the same direction as the bottom layer.
  • Allow the custard to cool completely before placing it in the fridge.
  • Mix the icing sugar and boiling water into a spreadable icing. Slowly pour over the crackers spreading it evenly.
  • Keep it in the fridge until needed.
  • When serving, cut the slices as big as half a biscuit.

Nutrition

Calories: 175kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 80mgPotassium: 21mgFiber: 1gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 74IUCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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