⅓ cup granulated sugar ▢3 tablespoons cornstarch ▢2¼ cups 2% milk, or higher ▢2 large egg yolks ▢1 tablespoon salted butter ▢2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


Step - 1

Using a medium basin, combine sugar and cornstarch by sifting. 

Whisk in the egg yolks and chilled milk to combine. 

Step - 2

Transfer this mixture to a medium saucepan and bring it to a simmer over medium heat, stirring continuously. Allow to boil while whisking continues for one minute.  

Step - 3

When the butter has melted, remove the pan from the heat and incorporate in the vanilla and butter.  

Step - 4

Cool the mixture while stirring intermittently; serve tepid or chilled.  

Step - 5

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