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French Pastry Cream (Creme Patisserie)

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Ingredients
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cold
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), scalded
  Egg yolks 4 , slightly beaten
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Thoroughly blend flour, sugar, and salt in the top of a double boiler. Add the cold milk, stirring well. Gradually, stir in scalded milk. Bring to boiling over direct heat, stirring constantly; cook 2 minutes.
2. Set over boiling water. Vigorously stir about 3 tablespoons of hot mixture into egg yolks. Immediately blend into mixture in double boiler. Cook over simmering water 3 to 5 minutes; stir slowly to keep mixture cooking evenly.
3. Remove from heat and strain into a bowl. Stir in vanilla extract. Cover and cool. Chill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 988 Calories from Fat 279

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.8%

Saturated Fat 14.2 g71.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 785.5 mg261.8%

Sodium 1179.9 mg49.2%

Total Carbohydrates 151 g50.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 114.8 g

Protein 29 g57.4%

Vitamin A 26.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 59.7% Iron 21.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Pastry Cream (Creme Patisserie) Recipe