Cream Filling
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  1. Heat milk.
  2. Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt: add hot milk.
  3. Cook over hot water, stirring until thick; cook until there is no taste of raw starch.
  4. Beat egg, add milk mixture; return to double boiler and cook until egg thickens
  5. Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla.
  6. Cool before putting into cream puffs or whatever you are filling.
  7. Marlene
I am not a fan of the fillings made with icing sugar and shortening. This recipe has been around for more than 50 years and is very good tasting and texture.