F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)
Chocolate Pastry Cream
© Johnny Miller

Chocolate Pastry Cream

  • TOTAL TIME: 15 MIN plus 2 hr cooling
  • SERVINGS: about 1 quart
  • FAST
  • MAKE-AHEAD

This chocolate cream is a delicious, easy-to-make filling for cream puffs.

  1. 6 egg yolks
  2. 9 tablespoons sugar
  3. 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  4. 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  5. 2 2/3 cups milk
  6. 1 1/3 cups heavy cream
  7. 1 1/4 cups chopped dark chocolate
  1. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks, sugar, flour and cornstarch. In a saucepan, bring the milk and cream to a simmer; whisk 1/2 cup of the mixture into the eggs, then whisk the egg-milk mixture into the saucepan. Cook the pastry cream over low heat, whisking constantly, until thick, 2 minutes. Off the heat, whisk in the dark chocolate until melted. Transfer to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cool, about 2 hours.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.