Vanilla Slice "Krempita"

  • puff pastry
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 150 gr sugar
  • 150gr flour
  • 1 litre of milk
  • 300 ml thickening cream
  • 1 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1 vanilla stick
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange skin
  • Place pastry on flat tray and bake for 15 minutes at 220 C.
  • To make cream (filling), mix egg yolks with flour and some cold milk. Boil milk with vanilla stick, sugar and orange zest. Remove vanilla stick, pour milk slowly to egg mixture, con stantly mixing. Simmer on very low heat for 10 minutes constantly mixing. Remove from heat and add dissolved gelatin in some cold water. Mix well. Let the filling cool off.
  • Mix vanilla sugar with some cream and add to filling while still warm. Spread filling over baked pastry, top with whipped cream and cover with second baked pastry sheet. Place into refrigerator and cut into vanilla slices just before serving. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve with fresh fruit in season.

Recipe by Dennis Valcich, Australia. As seen in Maestral, July 1999, p.32

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