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Cream Filling

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This cream filling is a cooked dessert filling that can be used for cakes. Made with milk, eggs and cornstarch, this cream filling can be put together in a jiffy with a little vanilla for flavor. I like to use for cream rolls and simple cakes too.
Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs), scalded
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1.In a bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, and egg yolks; beat thoroughly.
2.Now add butter and enough milk to make a smooth paste
3.Add paste to remaining hot milk and cook over boiling water, stirring constantly until mixture is thickened
4.Cool in the refrigerator and then add vanilla
5.If desired add 1/2 cup chopped nut meats
SERVING
6.Use as a filling in cakes and pastries

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Mixing
Ingredient: 
Vanilla

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