Pastry Cream Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cornstarch3 Tablespoon
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Egg yolks6 , slightly beaten
 Vanilla extract1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grand marnier3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1516 Calories from Fat 413

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.7%

Saturated Fat 21.2 g106.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1178.3 mg

Sodium 803.6 mg33.5%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 170.3 g

Protein 36 g72.5%

Vitamin A 39.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 88.6% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In medium-size saucepan, mix sugar, salt, cornstarch. Stir in milk.
2. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture begins to boil; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
3. Add a little hot mixture to egg yolks, mixing well. Return to pan.
4. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and bubbly.
5. Stir in vanilla. Let cool to room temperature—about 1 hour. Add Grand Marnier. Refrigerate, with waxed paper placed directly on surface, until well chilled.