Back to Basics! Making a Great Pastry Cream | The Kitchn

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  • http://www.thequenelle.com/2010/01/perfect-patry-cream-recipe.html
  • Check out this innovative way of making pastry cream, via Spain -
  • I've never heard of making pastry cream with flour, it's always been cornstarch. Is there a benefit/downside to making it with one or the other?
  • What kinds of things have you done with pastry cream?
  • To make a chocolate pastry cream, melt a handful of chocolate (about 2 ounces) into the pastry cream in the last minute of cooking.
  • Slowly pour in the warm milk while whisking the egg-sugar mixture constantly. Transfer the mixture back to the saucepan.
  • In one of the mixing bowls, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until smooth and thick. Whisk in the flour and salt.
  • + 1 more ingredients
    • 1 ½ cups whole milk or half-and-half

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