Dessert

Strawberry custard slice

strawberry custard slice
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Ingredients

Method

1.Grease 20cm x 30cm (8-inch x 12-inch) rectangular pan; line base and long sides with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over sides.
2.Combine milk and cream in medium saucepan. Split vanilla bean; scrape seeds into cream mixture, add bean. Bring cream mixture to the boil.
3.Whisk 3 of the egg yolks, caster sugar and cornflour in small bowl until combined. Discard vanilla bean from cream mixture; gradually whisk hot cream mixture into egg mixture. Return to pan; cook, whisking, until custard mixture boils and thickens. Cool.
4.Meanwhile, blend or process flour, icing sugar and butter until crumbly. Add remaining egg yolk and enough of the water to make ingredients cling together.
5.Knead dough on floured surface until smooth. Press dough over base of pan; prick all over with a fork. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes.
6.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
7.Bake base about 15 minutes or until browned lightly; cool.
8.Spread custard over base; top with berries. Brush slice with jam; refrigerate 1 hour before cutting.

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