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Pastry Cream

  Egg yolk 4
  Granulated sugar 50 Milliliter (1/4 cup)
  Flour 60 Milliliter (4 tbsp)
  Hot milk 500 Milliliter (2 cups)
  Almonds 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)

Place egg yolks in bowl.
Add sugar and beat well with whisk.
Add flour, mix with whisk, and pour in milk.
Continue mixing until well incorporated.
Stir in almonds and pour mixture into saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches boiling point.
Continue cooking 2 minutes or until cream starts to thicken.
Pour cream into bowl and let cool slightly.
Cover with plastic wrap (it must touch surface of cream) and refrigerate until cold.
Use this pastry cream recipe in a variety or dessert dishes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1075 Calories from Fat 419

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.2%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 790.3 mg263.4%

Sodium 230.3 mg9.6%

Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 77.9 g

Protein 38 g76.4%

Vitamin A 27.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 73.1% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pastry Cream Recipe