Definition of pastry cream in English:

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pastry cream

noun

A thick, creamy custard used as a filling for cakes or flans.
Example sentences
  • Using pastry bags, fill bottom half of shell with sweet potato mousse, fill top half of shell with parsnip pastry cream and top with chocolate glaze.
  • But this wasn't available that evening, so I went for the golden puff pastry, topped with pastry cream, caramelised nuts and served with vanilla bean ice cream.
  • Make and cool pastry cream while cake bakes and cools.

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Syllabification: pas·try cream

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