A thick, creamy custard used as a filling for cakes and pastries: I always make crème patissière for my eclairs
More example sentences
- You could try flavouring the crème patissière with liqueur.
- A demonstration from her is a blur of silky-smooth purees, light-as-a-feather foams, and two kinds of crème patissière.
- Cover with a layer of crème patissière and sprinkle over a little cocoa powder.
French, literally 'pastry cook's cream'.