Microwave pastry cream in five minutes: a very easy and fast recipe for all kinds of desserts

How many times have we read a recipe that included pastry cream among its ingredients and we feel very lazy to think about preparing it, at least it happens to me almost always. But from now on with this pastry cream in five minutes there will no longer be any recipe in the drawer for not making us do it, and it is so fast, easy and following a few simple steps it always works out, that you will be wanting to find recipes that will give you the ask.

In a moment we can prepare a fruit tart, some stuffed eclairs or even, reducing the grams of cornstarch or fine corn flour, some quick custard. Well, I can think of many possibilities, we are only going to need that if a microwave with a timer in which it is reliable to count the minutes of cooking.


For 4 people
  • Whole milk at room temperature 500 ml
  • Egg yolk (size "L") 2
  • Sugar 90 g
  • Cornstarch or fine corn flour 40 g
  • Vanilla essence 15 g

How to make pastry cream in five minutes

Difficulty: easy
  • Total time 7 m
  • Elaboration 2 m
  • Cooking 5m

In a high pitcher pour all the ingredients, the yolks, the milk, the sugar, the fine cornmeal and the vanilla. Beat with a mixer until they are integrated and there are no lumps. Pass the mixture by straining it into a microwave-safe container.

Put three minutes at 800 w of power. Open, stir with a wooden spoon and return to two minutes at the same power. Take out of the microwave, stir to give creaminess. And ready to use. If we need the cold cream, cover it with a kitchen film glued to the surface so that water condensation does not occur and when tempered, transfer it to the fridge.

With what to accompany the pastry cream in five minutes

In this pastry cream in five minutes it is very important to respect the times and never do all the cooking time followed, always stop stirring after three minutes because we risk cutting it. Once cold, it has many possibilities of use as a covering or filling for cakes, cakes, etc.

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