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Slim Pastry Cream

Ingredients
  Envelope of unflavored gelatin 1⁄2
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Divided)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small saucepan, soften the gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes, then heat until the gelatin is dissolved.
2) In a medium saucepan, heat 3/4 cup skim milk.
3) In an airtight jar, shake 1/4 cup skim milk and cornstarch together, or whisk together until thoroughly blended.
4) In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks and honey together until pale.
5) Then beat in the cornstarch mixture.
6) Pour hot skim milk in the top of a double boiler set over hot water.
7) Gradually whisk in egg yolk mixture, stir constantly and cook, until the custard is thickened.
8) Remove from heat, turn into a medium-size bowl and stir in the gelatin along with the vanilla extract. Allow to cool

SERVING
9) Serve the Slim Pastry Cream over the Snow Pudding or use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Ingredient: 
Gelatin
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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