Pastry Cream


1/2 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cornstarch
4 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
2 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine first three ingredients in a heavy saucepan; gradually whisk in yolks and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly. Boil 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in butter and flavorings.

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