Crème Pâtissière

Pastry Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    710 milliliters

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About


  • 20 grams (¾ ounce) all-purpose flour (see Note)
  • 20 grams (


Prepare your mise en place.

Sift the flour and cornstarch together into a small bowl. Set aside.

Place the milk in a russe. Add the vanilla bean and reserved seeds to the milk and place over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then immediately re