Italian Chocolate Pastry Cream, Fast, easy and creamy the perfect filling for any tart, cookie or Cake. Makes any Dessert Amazing!
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Italian Chocolate Pastry Cream

 Fast, easy and creamy the perfect filling for any tart, cookie or Cake. Makes any Dessert Amazing!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 1/2 cups
Calories: 1364kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup cream (whipping or whole cream)
  • 4 egg yolks (large)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons flour (all purpose)
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate good quality

Instructions

  • Melt chocolate either in the microwave or in a glass bowl over a pot of water (make sure the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl) on low heat.  Set aside to cool to warm.
    In a medium pot, heat over low the milk and cream, do not boil. Remove from heat and let cool to warm.
    In a medium pot add yolks and sugar, whisk together until combined, then add flour and vanilla, place pot over low heat, add warm milk/cream, whisking continuously (don't stop) until thickened, remove to a glass bowl and whisk in melted cooled chocolate until combined.Cover with plastic wrap (make sure wrap touches the cream mixture) and refrigerate at least 3 hours. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 1364kcal