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Pastry Cream Recipe

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This recipe for Pastry Cream, by , is from The Extended Hargrove Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Sunday, October 29, 2006


2 c. milk
4 egg yolks
3/4 c. sugar
6 T flour
Dash of salt
1 T butter
2 tsp. vanilla

Heat milk to boiling. Beat yolks in heavy saucepan. Gradually
beat in sugar, flour and salt. Slowly whisk in boiling milk until well
blended. Set over moderate heat and cook, stirring constantly
until mixture reaches a boil. Turn heat very low. Cook flour 3-4
minutes, stirring constantly with a whisk. If lumps form, keep
stirring until cream is smooth. Remove from heat and beat in
butter and vanilla.




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