2 1/4 cup whole milk plus 1 tablespoon for espresso or green tea flavor
3 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup Sugar
5 tablespoon all purpose flour
pinch of salt
6 egg yolks
1-3 tablespoons optional : espresso powder, Matcha green tea powder or blended fresh strawberries.
In a medium saucepan, bring the milk and vanilla extract to just boil until you see a little bubbles ( see note ) See the optional for Espresso and Matcha green tea. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk the sugar, flour, salt and egg yolks. Slowly add the milk to prevent the egg yolks cook, whisking constantly. Keep adding small amount of milk until finished. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan. Over medium heat, whisking constantly, until thick, in about 45seconds until 1 minute. Transfer pastry cream to a medium bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or until cool.
NOTE : Espresso and green tea powder
Whisk Espresso powder or green tea powder together with 1 tablespoon of boiling milk, until it corporate.
Espresso pastry cream : add 3 teaspoons Espresso powder.
Matcha green tea pastry cream : add 1-2 tablespoons Green tea powder
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