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Black Sugar Pastry Cream


  • 3 cups whole milk

  • 1/2 cup Monin Black Sugar Syrup

  • 1/4 cup corn starch

  • 4 egg yolks

  • Pinch salt

  • 4 Tbsp. cold butter


  1. In a medium sized sauce pot combine the first 5 ingredients and whisk until completely mixed together.

  2. Set the mixture at a medium-low heat and very gradually bring up to a simmer, mixing the entire time with a rubber spatula.

  3. Once mixture is simmering, continue to simmer for 1 minute and then remove from heat.

  4. Whisk in the cold butter until completely melted then strain through a fine mesh sieve.

  5. Cover the pastry cream with plastic wrap directly on it and allow to completely chill in the refrigerator (about 2 hours) before use.


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