Bavarian Cream recipe

Bavarian Cream

If you’re looking for a classic and easy-to-make dessert that will impress your guests, Bavarian cream is a delicious and elegant choice. This creamy dessert has its roots in Bavaria, Germany and is made with custard, whipped cream, and gelatin. Our recipe serves 6 and takes a total of 5 hours and 30 minutes to make, including 30 minutes of preparation time and 5 hours of refrigeration time.

**Nutrition per Serving:**

– Calories: 345
– Fat: 28g
– Carbohydrates: 18g
– Protein: 6g
– Sugar: 14g


– 3 eggs
– 1/2 cup sugar
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– 2 cups heavy cream
– 1 tbsp unflavored gelatin
– 1/4 cup cold water


1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract until light and creamy.
2. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until it forms stiff peaks.
3. In a small saucepan, sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water and let stand for 1-2 minutes. Heat the mixture over low heat, stirring constantly until the gelatin has dissolved.
4. Slowly pour the gelatin mixture into the egg mixture, whisking constantly. Fold in the whipped cream until well combined.
5. Pour the mixture into a large serving bowl or individual ramekins. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours or overnight until firm.
6. Serve chilled, garnished with fresh berries or whipped cream if desired.

**Additional Notes:**

– For a richer flavor, you can substitute half-and-half or whole milk for the heavy cream.
– If you prefer a smoother texture, you can strain the custard mixture through a fine-mesh sieve before folding in the whipped cream.
– This dessert pairs well with fresh berries or a drizzle of chocolate sauce.

**Cooking Time:** 5 hours and 30 minutes

**Servings:** 6

**Preparation Time:** 30 minutes

**Category:** Dessert

**Cuisine:** German

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