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Passionfruit vanilla slice

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the crème patisserie

  • In a saucepan add the milk except for 100 g, half of the sugar, and transfer over medium heat until the mixture heats up.
  • In a bowl add the egg yolks, the remaining sugar, and mix well with a hand whisk. Add the vanilla extract, the rest of the milk, the cornstarch, and mix.
  • Remove the flesh from the passion fruits, add them into a sieve, and press with a spatula until they extract their whole juice, and only their seeds are left.
  • Slowly transfer the saucepan’s mixture into the bowl with the eggs and constantly mix with a hand whisk. Add the whole mixture into the saucepan, add the juice of the passion fruits, and transfer over medium heat. Mix until the cream thickens.
  • Remove from the heat, add the salt, the butter, and mix until the butter melts.
  • Transfer into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 1-2 hours until the cream cools well. Make sure that the plastic wrap touches the cream’s surface, so that it won’t make a crust.

For the puff pastry sheets

  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread the puff pastry sheets onto your working surface.
  • With a 27 cm plate, cut a round piece of each puff pastry sheet.
  • Sprinkle both sides of the puff pastry with sugar, and prick the whole surface with a fork.
  • Bake the puff pastry for 15-20 minutes. Remove and set aside to cool well.

For the glaze

  • Place a bowl over a pot with boiling water, so to create a bain-marie.
  • Add the passionfruit seeds into the bowl along with the butter, the icing sugar, and the yellow food coloring paste.
  • Let the ingredients melt and become homogenized.

For the whipped cream

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the ice-cold heavy cream and beat it with the whisk attachment until it thickens and becomes a whipped cream.
  • Remove and set aside.

To assemble

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the ice-cold crème patisserie and beat with the whisk attachment at medium speed, for 1-2 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer, add the whipped cream, and mix softly with a spatula so that it won’t decrease in volume.
  • Add one puff pastry piece into a 25 cm round cake pan.
  • Spread the whole crème patisserie, cover with another puff pastry piece, and press softly with your hands.
  • Spread the whole glaze on top, and refrigerate for 2-3 hours to thicken.
  • Remove and serve with mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
26 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
41 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
22 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
37 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
7 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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