Spiced Pastry Cream Recipe

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Noah Hansen Modified: March 24, 2022
Spiced Pastry Cream Recipe

How To Make Spiced Pastry Cream

Amp up your dessert game with this spiced pastry cream that’s made with egg yolks, whole milk, and fall spices, for a creamy and earthy filling.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3large egg yolks
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 3tbspcornstarch
  • 2tbspall purpose flour
  • cupswhole milk
  • ¼tspcoarse salt
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground ginger
  • nutmeg,freshly grated
  • ¼tsppure vanilla extract
  • ½ozunsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Whisk yolks and sugar in a small bowl. Mix cornstarch and flour in another small bowl. Bring milk, salt, and spices to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove saucepan from heat.

  2. Whisk cornstarch mixture into yolk mixture, and then immediately whisk 2 tablespoons milk mixture into yolk mixture. Whisk in remaining milk mixture in a slow, steady stream.

  3. Return mixture to saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes until it begins to thicken and registers 160 degrees F on a candy thermometer.

  4. Strain mixture through a fine sieve into a heatproof bowl, and whisk in vanilla and butter until smooth. Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on surface, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 1 day until cold and thick.

  5. Use as desired and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 802.97kcal
  • Fat: 35.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.46g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 102.12g
  • Fiber: 1.46g
  • Sugar: 65.83g
  • Protein: 19.63g
  • Cholesterol: 614.33mg
  • Sodium: 630.97mg
  • Calcium: 431.62mg
  • Potassium: 499.16mg
  • Iron: 2.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 431.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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