Pastry Cream

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by makadu

for Banana Cream Pie

Top Review by fawn512

Good taste, sweet when eaten as is. But not as sweet when i use as a filling for my chocolate cake. The only problem was, the cream was too runny that it oozed out when I place the 2nd layer of the cake.So i ended up cooking the cream again, adding around 1T cornstarch dissolved in little amount of water and cook till very thick

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour the milk into a medium saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Heat almost to boiling point. Keep hot.
  2. Put the 5 egg yolks into the mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Beat at medium speed, gradually pouring in the cup of sugar. Raise speed to high and beat until mixture thickens and turns a very pale ivory color.
  3. Beat in the flour. While still beating, gradually pour in the hot milk.
  4. Pour and scrape contents of bowl back into saucepan. Set over medium-high heat and cook, stirring constantly with a wire whisk. It will get lumpy, but smooth back out again. When mixture comes to boil, reduce heat to low and cook 2 to 3 minutes, still stirring.
  5. Remove from heat and beat in vanilla extract.

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