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Pastry Cream For Fruittarts

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  Egg yolks 6 Large
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hot milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Orange liqueur 1 Tablespoon (Cointreau)
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon

? Place egg yolks and sugar in bowl; beat together 2 to 3 minutes using electric hand mixer, Eggs should turn pale yellow and thicken.
? Whisk in flour and salt. Pour in half of hot milk; whisking constantly. Whisk in vanilla.
? Pour mixture into heavy-bottomed saucepan. Whisk in remaining milk and bring to boil over medium-low heat; whisk constantly. As cream cooks, it will thicken. Use wooden spoon to scrape out corners of pan.
? When cream starts to boil, reduce heat to low. Continue cooking 5 to 6 minutes. Cream should be thick.
? Transfer cream to bowl and whisk in liqueur and butter. Cover with sheet of waxed paper touching surface. Lift up one corner of paper to create air space and let cool completely.
? Press waxed paper snug against cream and refrigerate.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1471 Calories from Fat 460

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g79.1%

Saturated Fat 24.8 g124.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1188 mg396%

Sodium 713 mg29.7%

Total Carbohydrates 216 g71.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 165.3 g

Protein 35 g70.9%

Vitamin A 42.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 64.2% Iron 30.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pastry Cream For Fruittarts Recipe