Vanilla Cream Pudding

The vanilla cream pudding recipe in this video is used for German cakes and pastries, but you can enjoy it also as a creamy dessert.

Vanilla Cream Pudding

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine German
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 egg yolks slightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. vanilla extract


  • Add sugar, cornstarch, milk, heavy whipping cream, sour cream and salt to a double boiler and whisk until the mixture begins to thicken.
  • Gradually add egg yolks into the mixture and whisk for another few minutes until thick.
  • Then remove from heat.
  • Add butter and vanilla, and blend in.
  • Pour into an airtight container and let cool completely before usage.
  • Store the pudding cream in the fridge, if you don’t plan to use it the same day.