pastry cream


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pastry cream

n
(Cookery) a creamy custard, often flavoured, used as a filling for éclairs, flans, etc. Also called: pastry custard
Translations
crème pâtissière
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Mise en Place Puff dough sheet, baked, 1 each Pastry cream for napoleon, 3 lb 47/8 oz (1.
butter PASTRY CREAM 1 cup whole milk 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise 1/4 cup sugar 3 tbsp.
pastry cream A stirred custard consisting of eggs, milk, sugar, and a starch such as flour or cornstarch that is used as a filling for cream pies, fruit tarts, cakes, and cream puffs.
Top the nests with mascarpone cheese, sour cream or creme fraiche and a sprinkling of raspberries and powdered sugar as the recipe notes or use other fillings like chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse, lemon curd, pastry cream, vanilla pudding or cream cheese mixed with whipped cream and vanilla.
Fold in flour, rosewater, orange flower water and pastry cream.
NOTES Pastry cream can be made ahead and kept, refrigerated, for two days; unbaked, formed pastry shells keep, frozen, a few weeks.
The shop's sweet tarts emphasize the fruit and crust - none contains pastry cream.
Whisk chilled pastry cream until smooth and transfer to pastry bag.
Fillings can include berries and whipped cream, pastry cream and berries, instant pudding mixes and berries or scoops of assorted ice creams topped with hot fudge sauce.
NOTES: Make and cool pastry cream while cake bakes and cools.
Whisking constantly, simmer pastry cream 5 minutes.
1 recipe's worth citrus pastry cream (recipe follows) Mint sprigs