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Custard Vanilla Squares

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  Frozen puff pastry 3⁄4 Pound, thawed (340 Grams, Ready Made)
For custard
  Milk 1 Liter (4 Cups)
  Sugar 165 Milliliter (2/3 Cup)
  Butter 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Cornstarch 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Gelatin 1 Teaspoon
  Hot water 20 Milliliter (1 1/2 Tablespoon)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
For icing
  Icing sugar 500 Milliliter, sifted (2 Cups)
  Water 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Passion fruit pulp 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)

Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
Roll out pastry to 24 x 12 inch (60 x 30 cm) rectangle.
Cut in half across width.
Place on 2 baking trays, sprinkle with cold water and prick with fork.
Stand pastry for 10 minutes then bake 12-18 minutes.
Allow to cool on cake rack.
Combine 3 cups (750 mL) milk with sugar and butter in a pan.
Dissolve sugar over low heat, stirring, then bring to boil.
Blend remaining milk with cornstarch.
Dissolve gelatine in the hot water and add to cornstarch mixture.
Add cornstarch mixture to hot milk and heat, stirring until thick and smooth.
Remove from heat and beat in egg yolks and vanilla.
Allow to cool.
Blend icing sugar, water and passion fruit pulp.
Trim pastry layers to fit jell roll pan.
Spread icing over 1 layer of pastry and allow to set.
Place second layer of pastry on bottom of jelly roll pan.
Spread with very cool custard mixture.
Top with iced pastry layer.
Allow to set for 20 minutes before cutting into 2 inch (5 cm) squares to serve.

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Custard Vanilla Squares Recipe