Simple Passionfruit Slice -A Quick Retro Treat

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A sweet and tart, silky slice filling, which sits on a delicious biscuit base! This Simple Passionfruit slice recipe ticks all the dessert boxes, plus it requires just 5 ingredients and takes 20 minutes to make from start to finish.

Passionfruit slice on a white wood background surrounded in a collection of crockery.

Are you sold! Once you try this recipe you will be in love with the flavours. This is an old-fashioned recipe that has been around since I was a kid. I used to make it as a teenager everytime the passionfruit vine was “overproducing”.

The recipe uses 130gm of passionfruit pulp so it’s particularly good if you need to use up a lot of passionfruit quickly. Plus, the resulting slice is so delicious it will magically disappear.

Simple Passionfruit Slice Method – Without Thermomix

Although the recipe is given for a Thermomix it’s super easy to make by hand.

  1. Melt the butter in the microwave, then add all the biscuit base ingredients to a food processor and process until you have a fine crumb.
  2. Press the crumb into a small baking tray.
  3. Refrigerate.
  4. With a whisk or stick blender combine the ingredients until they’re light and fluffy.
  5. Pour the filling over the base and bake for 12 minutes. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

Passionfruit Slice Tips

  • The total fruit pulp and juice needed is to equal approximately 250ml. You can change the ratio of passionfruit to lemon if you have an excess of either passionfruit or lemon.
  • Don’t overcook the slice, it needs to just barely be set. 12-15 minutes maximum depending on your oven.

3 images in Step by Step process to making a Biscuit base

3 pictures showing the steps involved in making a passionfruit slice filling

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Up close shot of Passionfruit slice with a bite taken

5 from 7 votes
Up close shot of Passionfruit slice with a bite taken
Simple Passionfruit Slice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 

This is a sweet and tart, silky slice. The filling sits on a delicious biscuit base! The recipe ticks all the dessert boxes, plus it requires just 5 ingredients & takes 20 min.

Course: Dessert, Slice, Snack
Cuisine: Australian
Servings: 20 Slices
Calories: 178 kcal
Author: Julie Carlyle
Ingredients
Biscuit Base
  • 200 g Arnotts "Nice" biscuits
  • 90 g butter cubed
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
Passionfruit Filling
  • 600 g condensed milk
  • 130 g passionfruit pulp approx 8-10
  • 115 g lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius

  2. Place the butter in TM bowl. Melt 1.2 min/Varoma/Speed 3.

  3. Add the cinnamon and biscuits to the melted butter. Blitz 5 sec/Speed 8.

  4. Scrape down the bowl and blitz again. 5 sec/Speed 5.

  5. Line  16cm x 26cm baking tray with paper.

  6. Add all the crumb to the prepared tray and press into position firmly with a flat glass. Refrigerate.

  7. Without cleaning the TM bowl insert the butterfly.

  8. Place the passionfruit pulp, lemon and condensed milk in TM bowl. Whisk 30sec/Speed 3.

  9. Pour the filling into the biscuit base and cook 12-14 minute. Remove from the stove and refrigerate uncovered immediately. 

  10. Allow 2-3 hours in the fridge before serving.

Recipe Notes

Although this is a Thermomix recipe the Passionfruit is easy to make by hand. Instructions on an alternate method are given above.

Nutrition Facts
Simple Passionfruit Slice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 178 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Potassium 153mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 20g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.5%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 9%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Thanks so much for stopping by, if you’ve tried my Passionfruit Slice please click on the star rating to rate the recipe and let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

Happy Cooking xx

13 thoughts on “Simple Passionfruit Slice -A Quick Retro Treat”


  1. Oh well you got me at passion fruit, love the sweet and tart flavor, and then served on beautiful china and tea or coffee I am in! Loved your photography so beautiful.

    1. Thanks so much for your kind comment Adriana. I hope you enjoy the recipe.

  2. Dannii says:


    My husband adores passionfruit so I know he would love this dessert. It will be perfect for spring.


  3. Julie this looks delicious!
    The topping is so creamy and smooth!!!
    I am loving it! And definitely reminds me of my childhood….can’t wait to share it with my kids 😀

  4. Patty says:


    Mmm these slices look so good, my mouth is watering just looking at your pictures, will try your recipe a.s.a.p.


  5. This looks so tasty and I love that it is so simple and takes so little time to make!

  6. Michelle Ismay says:


    Made this for a friend who gave me a heap of passionfruit but they only ended up getting a quarter of it as it was divine. The only thing I found was the base too was crumbly so would use more butter next time. Someone also suggested using gingernut or butternut snap biscuits which I think I will try. Very easy to make and will definitely be a keeper.

  7. Kerri says:

    How long does this last in the fridge? I jave kids that dont eat this stuff ususlly 🙁 can i also freeze it?

    1. Hi, I imagine this will probably last about 5 days in the fridge. It can also be frozen 🙂
      Happy Cooking 🙂

  8. Julie says:

    1- Would you be able to use canned passionfruit instead of fresh?

    2- if using just lemon do you use 245g of lemon juice or would that be too runny?

    Looking forward to making this and not sure if I prefer passion fruit or lemon so looks like I will have to make both 🙂

    1. Hi Julie
      Yes, you can use canned passionfruit instead of fresh 🙂 You should just use the recommended amount of lemon as it will taste too tart if you add more. The slice is best with the combination of passionfruit and lemon. I hope you enjoy the recipe.
      Happy cooking
      j

  9. Judith says:


    I used to make this recipe in the 1980s as we had a passionfruit vine growing in our garden & it always had heaps of fruit. I can’t believe we have to pay $1:50 each for these delicious fruits in the supermarket! Can’t wait to bake Julie.

    1. Awesome! I’m so pleased you’re excited. I can’t believe how expensive all the fruit and vegetables are, especially passionfruit!!! It’s so good when you have a neighbour with a vine 🙂
      Julie

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