This article provides a recipe and instructions on how to make a classic vanilla pastry cream. The creamy and rich mixture is made by combining eggs, sugar, cornstarch, and milk, and then cooking it on the stove until thickened. Vanilla extract is added for flavor. The pastry cream can be used as a filling for desserts such as eclairs, cream puffs, or tarts. The recipe yields a smooth and velvety custard-like cream that adds a delicious touch to any dessert.