Chocolate Pastry Cream

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
40
protein 
2 g
sodium 
18 mg
carbohydrates 
5 g
fat 
1 g
fiber  
Trace
cholesterol 
37 mg
Servings 
12 (2 Tbsp ea.)
Ingredients 

1 cup low-fat milk 
2 Tbsp cornstarch
¼ cup cane sugar
2 Tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 lg eggs

Instructions 
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine milk, cornstarch, sugar, cocoa powder and vanilla. Cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil and thickens. Remove from heat.
  2. Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Combine ¼ cup hot milk mixture with eggs and mix well. Add back to milk mixture in saucepan and mix well. Bring to a simmer and cook 1 minute. Pour mixture into a medium bowl and let cool.
About the author 
All Canyon Ranch recipes are developed on property by our esteemed chefs, led by Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein.