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Pastry Cream

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch/Cornflour 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat the milk in a cup in the microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar in a bowl.
Add the cornstarch (cornflour), still whisking.
Pour the boiling milk over in a thin stream, whisking constantly.
Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
Whisk.
Microwave on HIGH for 1 further minute.
Whisk again.
Add any flavorings (liqueur, almond, coffee, vanilla) after cooking.
To obtain a fluffy cream, add 2 egg whites beaten to firm peaks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 596 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 392.8 mg130.9%

Sodium 108.8 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 62 g

Protein 12 g24.3%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 29.5% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pastry Cream Recipe