Homemade Vanilla Slice: Cremeschnitte/Krémes Recipe

Homemade Vanilla Slice Cremeschnitte

➡️ Searching for easy homemade vanilla slice recipes in 2023? On this page, you’ll find out how to make cremeschnitte from scratch in 9 steps at home. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like a custard slice and this is not at all surprising given that vanilla custard filling is irresistibly delicious and any cake prepared with it becomes irresistible too.

➡️ Because of its huge popularity, there are many custard slice recipes. I also like this kind of dessert and, therefore, I use some homemade custard slice recipes that are based on old-fashioned cremeschnitte recipes. So, my easy vanilla custard slice recipe enables you to make cremeschnitte or krémes with vanilla pudding and bought pastry sheets.

➡️ Making my homemade vanilla slice recipe is a breeze for anyone given that the custard is made from pudding and the dough sheets are bought ready-made. Therefore, you can serve a magnificently tasty dessert in a very short time if we compare it with other homemade desserts. Learn below how to make a homemade vanilla slice from scratch using a yummy and easy cremeschnitte recipe from grandma!

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How to Make Homemade Vanilla Slice with Pudding Custard

What ingredients do you need for the homemade vanilla slice?

Fresh Cow Milk

1) 200 g/7 oz of vanilla pudding
2) 500 g/18 oz of granulated sugar
3) 2000 ml/68 fl oz of cold cow milk
4) 300 g/10 oz of butter at room temperature, cubed
5) 2 puff pastry sheets for cremeschnitte of 200 g/7 oz each
6) caster sugar for garnishing

How to make a homemade vanilla slice from scratch?

Homemade Vanilla Slice Cremeschnitte

1) put vanilla pudding powder into a pot, add sugar and pour gradually milk
2) boil pudding according to instructions from the package until it has a thick consistency, stir ingredients occasionally
3) cover the vanilla pudding with foil and wait until it’s completely cold
4) stir pudding with a mixer at low speed until you get a creamy consistency again
5) add gradually butter while mixing pudding until you get a smooth vanilla custard cream
6) spread vanilla custard over one of the pastry sheets into a uniform layer
7) crush the second pastry sheet into small pieces by hand or cut equally larger pieces out by knife, then spread or put them over the custard layer
8) sprinkle abundant caster sugar on top
9) wait until the next day if you want to moist the pastry or serve it immediately if you like the crunchy pastry texture

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Final Notes for the Homemade Vanilla Slice Recipe with Pudding Custard

➡️ Cremeschnitte is an old-fashioned cake that belongs to the most famous and beloved homemade cake recipes. Some of the countries where cremeschnitte is highly appreciated include Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, and so on.

➡️ There are many cremeschnitte recipes. Each country has one or two variations of the basic recipe. As a result, please don’t be surprised if you will get a different cremeschnitte type when you visit some of the countries where this vanilla slice cake is popular.

➡️ The cremeschnitte recipe shared on this web page is very popular in Croatia, which is known as Samoborska kremšnita, in Hungary, and in some parts of Romania such as Banat and Transylvania.

➡️ Nowadays, this old-fashioned cake became very popular in Australia. In this place, it’s simply called a vanilla slice or snot block. New Zealand is another country where the cake became popular in recent years. It is simply named custard slice and is very similar to the recipe shared on this page.

➡️ No matter which of these vanilla slice recipes you’ll taste or what you call them, any of them will like you because all these vanilla cakes are really delicious.

➡️ However, few people know that all cremeschnitte recipes come from a basic French vanilla slice recipe named millefeuille. Some millefeuille recipes include fresh fruit such as raspberry, others include just vanilla custard. Regardless of the type, this is a very popular cake in France even today.

➡️ This homemade custard slice recipe is very easy to make and you don’t need many ingredients. Also, the preparation time is pretty short compared to other homemade cakes.

➡️ This homemade vanilla slice recipe enables you to make a vanilla custard slice in a very easy way. Besides vanilla, you might use different pudding types with various flavors like orange, lemon, caramel, chocolate, and so on. All of these custard cake variations are very tasty and will be highly appreciated by your family and friends.

➡️ As I already mentioned, you can serve cremeschnitte immediately after it’s ready or you can wait until the next day. If you do so, you need to keep the cake in the fridge or a cold and well-aerated place.

➡️ Enjoy making homemade vanilla slice with pudding custard from scratch! For additional info, read more on vanilla slice!

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