Passionfruit Slice

Ingredients

  • 180 g butter, chopped 
  • 3/4 cup caster 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 
  • 1/2 cup plain flour 
  • 1 cup self-raising flour 
  • 1/3 cup passionfruit pulp 
  • 2 eggs

Passionfruit Frosting

  • 180 g butter, chopped 
  • 1 cup icing sugar 
  • 1/4 cup passionfruit pulp

Method

PREHEAT oven to moderate 180 degrees C. Brush deep 20 cm square tin with oil. Line with grease proof paper extending over 2 sides; grease paper.

BEAT butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla essence in a small bowl with electric beaters until light and creamy. Transfer to a large bowl.

SIFT flours into mixture and add passionfruit. Mix until just combined. Spoon into prepared tin and spread evenly.

BAKE for 35 minutes or until pale, golden brown. Leave in tin for 10 minutes before turning out on to rack to cool. Spread with Passion frosting.

TO MAKE Passionfruit Frosting, beat butter, icing sugar and passionfruit pulp with electric beater until light and creamy.

NOTE: Slice is best eaten on the day it is made. If using fresh passionfruit pulp, you will probably need about 8 medium-sized passionfruit.

Makes 16