pastry cream

pastry cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a heavy saucepan, stir together the milk and 1/4 cup of sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and egg. Stir together the remaining sugar and cornstarch; then stir them into the egg until smooth. When the milk comes to a boil, drizzle it into the bowl in a thin stream while mixing so that you do not cook the eggs. Return the mixture to the saucepan, and slowly bring to a boil, stirring constantly so the eggs don' t curdle or scorch on the bottom.
  3. When the mixture comes to a boil and thickens, remove from the heat. Stir in the butter and vanilla, mixing until the butter is completely blended in. Pour into a heat-proof container and place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface to prevent a skin from forming. Refrigerate until chilled before using.

04/08/2017
pastry cream, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Place baguette..
4.1
4526
ginger beer
ginger beer
Finely shred ginger into a bowl. Zest lemons and add zest to..
3.8
3233
black bean avocado hazelnut mocha cake
black bean avocado hazelnut mocha cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-i..
4.2
2402
asparagus summer soup
asparagus summer soup
Cut asparagus stalks into 1-inch pieces; reserve tips in a b..
3.7
2398
caribbean sangria
caribbean sangria
Place orange slices, peach slices, lemon slices, and lime sl..
4.1
2316
smoked paprika chicken, kale, and bean stew
smoked paprika chicken, kale, and bean stew
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chicken ..
4
2269
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
Combine soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and garlic in a large bowl..
2.6
2942
vegan oven-fried zucchini sticks
vegan oven-fried zucchini sticks
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread olive ..
2.2
2649
flourless triple chocolate cookies
flourless triple chocolate cookies
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray 2 bakin..
4.4
2554
lemon pastry cream
lemon pastry cream
Whisk together 1 cup heavy cream, egg yolks, and cornstarch ..
5
260
Dilly Cream Cheese in Pastry
Dilly Cream Cheese in Pastry
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly g..
430
cream cheese puff pastry
cream cheese puff pastry
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly greas..
366
Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream
Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream
Place whole egg and 2 egg yolks into a mixing bowl. Add suga..
5
935
Sweet Almond Tamales with Pastry Cream
Sweet Almond Tamales with Pastry Cream
Combine 2 cups milk and 1 cup sugar in a saucepan and bring ..
1
771
danish pastry
danish pastry
In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 2/3 cup of f..
3.7
2385
never, never fail pie pastry
never, never fail pie pastry
In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, ..
1129