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10 creamy custard slice recipes

Is there anything better than a silky custard slice? From classic vanilla slice to chocolate, passionfruit and mango, these custard slice recipes are sure to go down a treat.

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    Chocolate Weet-Bix custard slice

    Two Kiwi icons collide in this slice recipe! A coconut-spiked Weet-Bix base is topped with creamy custard then finished with rich chocolate icing. Cut into squares and serve at your next sweet event

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Lemon and gin custard squares

    The classic Kiwi custard slice gets taken to a whole new level in this delicious recipe. Thick, silky custard squares are drizzled with a lemony gin glaze and topped with zesty dried lemon slices


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    Custard squares with rhubarb

    Masterchef's Tim Read combines the classic Kiwi custard square with a rhubarb icing that pairs perfectly with the vanilla. A moreish treat you're sure to love

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Feijoa and custard crumble tart

    This feijoa crumble recipe has layers of delicious sweet pastry, feijoas, custard and crumble that combine to make an irresistible slice - perfect for an afternoon treat with a cup of tea!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Passionfruit custard slice

    For this slice recipe you can buy passionfruit pulp from the supermarket, or, if you have an abundance of fresh passionfruit, this is a great way to put them to good use.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Layered chocolate vanilla custard slice (mille-feuille)

    This layered chocolate vanilla custard slice recipe creates an irresistibly indulgent dessert. Chocolate creme patisserie is spread between sweet pastry layers and served with strawberries. Delish!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Vanilla slice

    A classic treat made from layers of flaky, buttery pastry with vanilla-flecked custard filling. Photography and recipe by Gourmet Traveller.

    New Zealand Taste|