Homemade Bavarian Cream Recipe

This delicious homemade Bavarian cream recipe with sweet vanilla bean custard is combined with whipped cream for a simple, decadent dessert.

You will love how easy this is to make and how tasty it is.


– unflavored gelatin – vanilla bean – whole milk – egg yolks – granulated sugar – heavy whipping cream

Sprinkle the unflavored gelatin over the water in a small bowl. Set it aside. Next, add a vanilla pod sliced in half longways to a medium-sized sauce pot with the milk.

Transfer the pot to a cooktop and scald over low to medium heat. It's scalded when the milk is too hot to touch, and when I tilt the pot, I can see small bubbles collect on the bottom.

In the meantime, add the sugar and eggs to a large bowl and whisk until combined.

Pour a small amount of the scalded milk into the bowl with the eggs and sugar and whisk to combine and temper the eggs, ensuring they do not scramble.

Pour in the rest of the milk and whisk to combine. Remove the vanilla pod and, using a knife, scrape the beans out of the pods.

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