Vanille Pudding Buttercreme

German Vanilla Pudding Buttercream

This German vanilla pudding recipe has it´s origin in Silesia, East Germany.

German Vanilla Pudding Buttercream

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Cakes
Cuisine German
Servings 2 cup


  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla paste
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 egg yolks medium
  • 1/8 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch
  • 1 stick unsalted soft butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  • Add the milk and vanilla paste to a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • Shut off the heat and add the heavy whipping cream.
  • Beat the egg yolks with the 1/8 cup of powdered sugar until light and fluffy, this will take about 3 - 5 minutes.
  • Add the corn starch and mix well.
  • Then add the mixture to the sauce pan and bring to a boil while stirring.
  • Set aside to completely cool.
  • Add the soft butter and the 1/4 cup of powdered sugar to a bowl. Beat for about 5 min. on high speed until light and creamy.
  • Gradually add the pudding to the bowl and beat for another couple of minutes.