Hero Image Recipe Arnott’s Butternut Snap, Vanilla Custard and Chocolate Slice

Arnott’s Butternut Snap, Vanilla Custard and Chocolate Slice

This delicious vanilla, custard and chocolate slice uses Arnott's Butternut Snap Cookies as the base is the perfect entertaining dessert that can be made in advance!





  • Servings:20
  • Occasion:Dessert, Entertaining
  • Preparation Time:30 mins
  • Chill Time:2.5 hours

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  • 1 ½ x 250g packets Arnott’s Butternut Snap Cookie
  • 125g unsalted butter, melted
  • 300ml thickened cream
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup custard powder
  • 200g Dark Chocolate, chopped
  • 50g Butter


Step 1
Grease a 20cm x 30cm lamington pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 3cm above pan edges.
Step 2
Process Arnott’s Butternut Snap Cookie in a food processor until finely crushed. Add butter. Process until combined. Press over base of prepared pan. Refrigerate while making filling.
Step 3
To make custard filling, combine cream, milk, sugar and vanilla in a small saucepan over a low heat. Stir until hot. Don’t boil. Remove from heat.
Step 4
Whisk egg yolks and custard powder in a heatproof bowl until smooth. Gradually add hot cream mixture, whisking until smooth. Return to saucepan and continue to whisk over a medium to high heat until boiling and thickened. Remove. Pour over base.
Step 5
Cover surface with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm.
Step 6
Place chocolate and butter in a medium microwave safe bowl. Microwave on medium heat for 20 second bursts, stirring in between, until melted.
Step 7
Spread chocolate over custard filling. Chill until set.
Step 8
Lift slice from pan. Cut into pieces to serve.
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