Bavarois à la vanille

Vanilla-flavored Bavarian Cream

Preparation info
  • 12

    or More Servings.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Feast Made for Laughter

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1982

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  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split, or use teaspoons pure vanilla


  1. Bring the milk to the boil with the split vanilla bean. Do not boil further. If the bean is not to be used, add the vanilla extract later. Remove the vanilla bean, if used, rinse it off, dry it, and reserve for later uses.
  2. Place the yolks in a saucepan and add the sugar. Beat with a wire whisk until thick and lemon-colored.
  3. Gradually add the milk to the