Vanilla cream filling

Vanilla cream filling


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About this recipe: A simple and delicious vanilla cream that you can use as a filling for cakes or pastry cups, or as a topping for butterfly buns or cupcakes.


Serves: 8 

  • 200ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 75g icing sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour or flour

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Combine the milk and vanilla extract; bring to the boil.
  2. Beat egg yolks and icing sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the cornflour. Gradually pour in hot milk, stirring constantly.
  3. In a double boiler, cook the mixture over medium high heat for 2-4 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and whisk the mixture for few more minutes. Set aside to cool before using as required.

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