“Pineapple Chop”

Oven-Roasted Maui Pineapple with Fried Pastry Cream and Whipped Crème Fraîche

Preparation info

  • Makes

    8

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The French Laundry Cookbook

By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

  • About

Ingredients

Fried Pastry Cream

  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • cup

Method

For the Pastry Cream

Line a small loaf pan (6 to 7 inches by 3 inches, measured across the bottom) with plastic wrap. Whisk the milk, sugar, ⅓ cup of the flour, the egg yolks, and salt together in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly until the mixture thickens. Continue cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes, to cook the flour completely. Add