Italian pastry cream is thick creamy that is perfect for pastries and desserts.
Pastry cream is a pastry base, prepared with egg yolks, sugar, milk and flour or other thickeners such as corn or rice starch. It can be flavored with lemon, vanilla, orange, in many ways. From this cream are born other creams such as diplomatics. .
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- CostVery cheap
- Preparation time15 Minutes
- Cooking time5 Minutes
- Cooking methodStove
Replace whole milk with 2% fat
For a dairy-free option use soy
Replace the vanilla bean with 3 teaspoons of extract
Omit the lemon zest if you don’t want a lemon flavor
For the chocolate custard after cooking and off the heat, add 7 ounces of dark chocolate.
For the coffee variant, add 1 tablespoon of espresso powder to the hot milk.
To make it richer and more full-bodied, replace 150 ml of milk with cream.
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