Pastry Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    2¼ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

  • About

Pastry cream is compulsively eatable as soon as you make it, like the best vanilla pudding you’ve ever had. Add cooked tapioca pearls for a perfect tapioca pudding; add kirsch or framboise for flavor. It can be used to fill Cream Puffs, to take the place of the whipped cream in a Pavlova, or to layer with crêpes to make a Crêpe Cake. And here’s a secret: It’s the same re