Pastry Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    300 ml

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

  • About


More hardy than whipped cream or crème Chantilly, pastry cream has numerous uses as a filling for éclairs or profiteroles and fruit tart bases.

Although quite simple to make, pastry cream does nee