Vanilla-Buttermilk Pastry Cream

Vanilla-Buttermilk Pastry Cream
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  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract (or ¼ vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped and reserved)
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup well-shaken buttermilk
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

Combine sugar, flour, and salt in a small mixing bowl. Whisk gently to break up any lumps, and set aside. Prepare an ice water bath by filling a bowl halfway with ice and water; set aside. Combine buttermilk and egg yolks in a small saucepan and whisk untilsmooth. Whisk in dry ingredients and p...

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