Vanilla Custard Filling

Decorating By Cakeonista Updated 17 Nov 2008 , 4:00am by HerBoudoir

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Cakeonista Posted 17 Nov 2008 , 12:42am
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hi to my cc family,

wondering if anyone would mind giving me some advice, info, recipe for a really delicious vanilla custard filling that was requested of me for a baby shower cake next week-end? the cake will be chocolate. never used custard for filling before and not sure if there are any extra or special steps to take. thank

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kakeladi Posted 17 Nov 2008 , 3:13am
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From what I know about custars & have heard on various boards you really don't want to use custard as filling. It is very slippery & can cause all kinds of problems. I suggest you use Bavarian creme filling that comes in a plastic sleeve available at most cake decorating shops.

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HerBoudoir Posted 17 Nov 2008 , 4:00am
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Look for a recipe for pastry cream icon_smile.gif I usually add a little extra corn starch to make sure it's extra thick. Just make sure you let it chill thoroughly.

For the best vanilla pastry cream, split a vanilla bean in half, reserve the seeds, and toss the pod into the cream/milk while it comes to a boil. After custard has been strained, stir into the seeds. Yum!

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