The Best Lightened Up Pastry Cream Recipe. It tastes delicious on its own, but also makes a great filling for cakes, eclairs or cakes in a jar.
Add 1/2 cup of the hot milk to the egg mixture and whisk to combine. Then pour mixture into the sauce pan with the milk. Cook over medium-low heat, whisking constantly. Cook for 3-5 minutes, until thickened. Add butter.
Sprinkle gelatin over cold water. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes, until it blooms.Warm up gelatin over a double boiler or for 10-20 seconds in the microwave.Pour gelatin over the custard, whisking constantly to combine.