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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2012, 11:59:59 pm »
That's it Julie :D
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2012, 12:32:58 am »
LOL Mandi and Julie :D :D :D

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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2012, 07:33:56 am »
OMG vanilla slice!!! As a child, I was addicted to the vanilla slice sold at the local bakery, with its thick custard and chewy pastry and sticky pink icing...

No! Stop! Stay away calories! ;)
Ooh me too Amy, except my childhood version was made by Balfours (Judy would know it) and we called it a 'snot block'! No reflection on the taste I hasten to add....
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2012, 07:47:07 am »
Anyone succesfully frozen this???  ???
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2012, 07:54:36 am »
Mine won't last long astarra.  Gave 4 pieces to Mum, 2 each to 2 neighbours and we are having 2 pieces each a day.  By tomorrow night it will be all gone and I only made it yesterday.  Nothing has moved as quickly in this house as this one  ;D
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2012, 08:01:29 am »
It moved fast here too. I had to make a secOnd batch lol. I don't think it would freeze very well ?

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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #21 on: May 28, 2012, 09:51:39 am »
Ooh me too Amy, except my childhood version was made by Balfours (Judy would know it) and we called it a 'snot block'! No reflection on the taste I hasten to add....

LOL.  It is ages since I heard them called that.  Brings back great memories of Adelaide.
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #22 on: May 28, 2012, 10:21:03 am »
Astarra I don't think Vanilla slices freezes well at all, the custard turns to mush :(
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2012, 10:34:22 am »
I must have led a sheltered life, have never heard Balfours vanilla slices called that girls :P
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #24 on: May 28, 2012, 11:09:45 am »
OMG vanilla slice!!! As a child, I was addicted to the vanilla slice sold at the local bakery, with its thick custard and chewy pastry and sticky pink icing...

No! Stop! Stay away calories! ;)
Ooh me too Amy, except my childhood version was made by Balfours (Judy would know it) and we called it a 'snot block'! No reflection on the taste I hasten to add....

LOL! A kid definitely came up with that one ;)

Astarra I don't think Vanilla slices freezes well at all, the custard turns to mush :(

I agree with Mandi, the custard probably wouldn't survive in tact :P

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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #25 on: May 28, 2012, 12:15:57 pm »
I must have led a sheltered life, have never heard Balfours vanilla slices called that girls :P
JD  You must have been very sheltered to have missed that one.
The very very best 'snot block' comes from the Pinnaroo Bakery. 
They are evn better than the old Balfours version.,

You guessed it.  I am a bit of a connoisseur of the humble 'snot blocks'.
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #26 on: May 28, 2012, 01:50:49 pm »
I've never heard them called that either, and they're one of my favourites!
I used to love the Balfours ones, but now I think they're pretty tasteless. My local bakery does a fantastic one with passion fruit icing. I try hard to stay away from the bakery as its bad, bad, bad.
Mind you, I can't wait to try this recipe.
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2012, 02:18:40 pm »
OMG,  made this today.  Very very easy.  Had visitors for dinner and although this was not on the menu,  they all ate some. I iced them with passionfruit icing.  What surprised me most was that they were easy to cut.  Delicious. The Raspberry cream match sticks were made with the sheet of leftover puff pastry. Not TMX.

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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #28 on: May 29, 2012, 01:00:53 pm »
I'd really like to try this but I don't want to use custard powder - since a major reason for getting a TMX was to cut down on packet stuff. Does anyone have a suggestion/alternative?
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Re: Vanilla Slice with NO cream
« Reply #29 on: May 29, 2012, 01:20:55 pm »
Deedub, I know what you mean.  Before I bought custard powder I checked out  the ingredients and I think the one I ended up with was Organ ? ??    The custard powder gives the slice the ' authentic ' colour.  I would not want to fiddle with the recipe as it is of a perfect consistency.