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Home Town: Lorain, Ohio, USA
Living In: Woodstock, Georgia, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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Pastry Cream for Pies
Extremely sweet! Would definitely cut sugar in half the next time. I also used half-n-half in place of the milk. I found the cooking the combined mixture over the boiling water unnecessary and time consuming. After about a minute I emptied the contents of the bowl back into the small saucepan and cooked the mixture on low heat - whisking constantly. It was cooked and thickened in an instant - and smooth as silk. I also added about a tablespoon of Gran Marnier to the cream for a bit more fun. I used the cream between baked puff pastry squares and then proceeded with sweetened strawberries, real whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce for a fabulous dessert!

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Reviewed On: Feb. 14, 2011

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