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How To Make Pastry Cream

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Pastry cream is absolutely delicious and great for filling tarts, eclairs or other pastries. Here’s a step-by-step instructional video on how to make this treat. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  Egg yolks 5
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Whole milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), hot
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Rum 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, place egg yolks and sugar, beat for about 4 minutes until the consistency is creamy. Add cornstarch, beat until well accommodated.
2. While still beating, add hot milk a ladle full at a time. Transfer to a pot.
3. On low heat, stirring constantly, bring to a boil. The mixture will start curdling. Whisk vigorously until you have a smooth pudding like consistency. Add vanilla, rum, butter and cream, mix well.
4. In a bowl, transfer the mixture, cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold.

SERVING
5. Use this pastry cream to make delicious pastries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
As a home cook you often have to make recipes that require stuffing, filling and even though all this is readily available in the market, it is always wise to make it at home for better of the family and save money. Watch this video to learn making pastry cream filling.

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