Bake off custard slice recipes

Rhubarb and custard tray bake

Rhubarb and custard tray bake

So decided to make a rhubarb and custard tray bake. I decided to make a cake with some, the easiest cake, a tray bake
Cakes & Bakes: Custard Cream cupcakes

Cakes & Bakes: Custard Cream cupcakes

They’re perfect for an afternoon snack with a tea or coffee – and great for kids’ parties too. You can bake the cupcakes in advance, only decorating with buttercream and Custard Creams at the last minute
Cakes & Bakes: Rhubarb and custard tart

Cakes & Bakes: Rhubarb and custard tart

keeping it in its tinFor the custardIn a heavy-bottomed saucepan, slowly bring the cream and milk to a simmerIn a large, heat-proof measuring jug, whisk together the eggs, yolks, sugar, custard powder and vanilla essencePour the hot cream & milk mixture into the bowl, whisking continuouslyCarefully strain the custard on to the cooked pastry base (don't overfill)Slice the rhubarb into lengths and place into a pattern in the custardCarefully put the tart tin into the oven (rearrange the rhubarb lengths if they drift in the liquid during the move
Custard Creams

Custard Creams

And I do, especially to buy brown bread here in Ireland when time in my working week is often short and rushed – The Bakehouse sells delicious award winning brown soda bread that tastes as good as my mam’s recipe so I usually get mine there
Portugese custard tarts

Portugese custard tarts

Bring the cream, milk, cinnamon and vanilla to a boil in a saucepan, take off the heat and add the lemon zest
Portuguese Custard Tarts

Portuguese Custard Tarts

Ten minutes in to cooking this tarts my oven made a loud popping sound, I quickly opened the door to see a bright orange glow at the back as the fan slowed down and all the lights went off
Valentine Custard Creams

Valentine Custard Creams

      Custard creams are my absolute favourite classic biscuit so I thought it was about time I attempted to bake my very own
Custard Apple Tart (Roses)

Custard Apple Tart (Roses)

When the slices are rolled up, hold them together with your fingertips and transfer to the top of the custard, allowing the petals to open up as you place the base of the rose lightly down into the custard
Custard Apple Cake

Custard Apple Cake

Now we are going to bake the pastry "blind". Then pour the custard and lay the apple slices carefully forming concentric circles until the whole cake is covered
Bake of the Week - Elderflower Cake

Bake of the Week - Elderflower Cake

Just in time for Bake Off time. This cake is delicious with hot creamy custard. This week the lovely Helen at Casa Costello has trusted me to host Bake of the Week while she is away
Custard Cream Cupcakes

Custard Cream Cupcakes

I'm saving my efforts for the Great British Bake Off starting up next month and attempt to bake along again each week