Bavarian Cream Filling
4 cups milk
1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
3 tablespoon plain gelatin
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 large eggs separated
In a large sauce pan, dissolve gelatin in cold milk. Place pan over medium heat and heat until simmering, stirring frequently. While milk is heating, whisk together egg yolks and 1/4 cup sugar until light and pale yellow in color. Slowly add mixture to simmering milk, whisking constantly. Let cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat transfer to a large bowl, and set aside, stirring occasionally, until warm not hot. Beat egg whites until foamy. Add 1 tablespoon sugar and vanilla and continue beating until soft peaks form. Fold in beaten whites. Chill until thickened.
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