Easy Pastry Cream

Easy Pastry Cream


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This cream is a great filling for pastries such as profiteroles, but it can also be used in fruit tarts and trifles and other dessert recipes.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 cups (500ml) full cream milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 75g sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 50g butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Stir the cornflour into 1/3 of the cold milk. In a small saucepan, mix the rest of the milk with sugar and bring to the boil. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Stir the egg and yolks into the cornflour mixture. Gradually add the hot milk to the egg and cornflour mixture. Pour the mixture back into the small saucepan.
  3. Stir constantly on a low heat until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat, add the butter and vanilla and stir until smooth.

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