Diplomat Cream

A delicious combination of pastry cream, whipped cream and some gelatin to help it set. Use this to create Fraisier or as a filling for a pie or tart.

Diplomat Cream

Diplomat Cream

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Creamy, delicious vanilla diplomat cream



  1. Combine gelatin with a small amount of milk.
  2. Mix together egg yolks, sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. Add flour and mix until fully dissolved. 
  4. Warm the milk in a saucepan, once it start to boil turn off the heat. 
  5. Add a little bit of the milk to the egg yolk mixture and mix well, until fully incorporated. 
  6. Add the rest of the milk and mix well, until fully incorporated. 
  7. Pour mixture into the saucepan, slowly bring to a boil while continuously stirring. 
  8. Once it has thickened enough turn off the heat.
  9. Add in the gelatin mixture and stir until it has melted and is well incorporated.
  10. Pour into a dish and cover it with plastic wrap.
  11. Let it cool to room temperature.
  12. Whip up whipping cream to a stiff peak.
  13. Fold whipped cream into custard.
  14. Pipe the diplomat cream into a mould or cup.
  15. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, until fully set.


*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.

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