Chocolate pastry cream is a very delicious, easy-to-do at home cream filling, which can be used in cakes & pastries, puffs or éclairs, napoleons etc. & for sure kids will love it.
It is very simple to make, just add egg yolks, vanilla extract, sugar to boiled milk, thicken it & chill it. Try this!
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
25 mins 05 mins 30 mins 3 cups
Semisweet Chocolate – 90 grams (3 ounce, melted)
Unsweetened chocolate – 30 grams (1 ounce, melted)
Milk – 2¼ cup
Vanilla extract – 2 tablespoons
Egg yolks – 4
Flour – ¼ cup
Cornstarch – ¼ cup
Sugar – 2/3 cup
- Boil 2 cups of milk. Now separately beat the egg yolks with sugar and remaining milk & whisk well until smooth.
- Now add flour & cornstarch and mix well so that they are well combined. Now slowly add hot milk into the egg mixture. Now cook in a saucepan over medium heat stirring constantly till the mixture boils and thickens, then lower the heat and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
- Take off heat and add vanilla extract and both melted chocolates. Transfer to a shallow container and press & cover tightly with plastic wrap to avoid skin forming at the top surface.
- Cool it to room temperature, then cover & refrigerate overnight or at least for 2-3 hours. After that it can be sued for any filling as desired.
Note: Chocolate filling is enjoyed by every one alike who is fond of chocolate, stuff filling in any cake, pastry etc. Enjoy!
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Categories: Cakes & Patisserie