A fast and easy custard that can be used to fill your favorite pastries by itself or layered with fruit!
Add 2 cups of milk and 120 g of egg yolk to a saucepan
Add 50 g of cornstarch and a mix of 150 g of sugar and the seeds from 1 vanilla bean
Turn the heat to medium and whisk continuously until the cornstarch is activated and the mixture is very thick
Pass the custard base through a fine sieve
Place it in the refrigerator until it is slightly chilled
Pour ½ cup of heavy cream into a stand mixer bowl. Whip with a whisk attachment on medium speed until soft peaks are formed
Add the whipped cream to the custard base and mix to incorporate
Season with the zest of 1 lemon and mix
Transfer to a piping bag with a tip. The custard filling is ready
Enjoy! You can use it on doughnuts or any of your favorite desserts.
Yield 1½ cups
Heavy Cream½ cup
Egg Yolk120 g