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Catholic Recipe: Rum Cream Filling


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 egg yolks or 1 whole egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 Tablespoon rum
  • Gateau au Rhum (see recipe)
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Fill the Gâteau au Rhum with this recipe.


Combine sugar, flour, and salt in top of double boiler; add milk; stir over low heat until thickened. Cook over hot water, covered, 10 minutes. Add a little of the hot mixture to egg yolks; combine with remaining hot mixture; cook 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly. Chill. Add rum. Fill Gateau au Rhum as directed.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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