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Pistachio cream

Pistachio cream
Very similar to almond cream, pistachio cream is ideal for filling or topping all kinds of cakes and tarts. Just like almond cream, it swells during cooking.
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For 700 g, you will need:

Nutritional information:

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 Per 100 g 
  • Already noted 6 times
  • Average note : 2.0/3

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).


Preparation : 33 min.
Preservation : Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.

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Step by step recipe:

Put 200 g butter cut into small pieces in the bowl of the mixer and 200 g Pistachio powder or paste, and knead briefly on low speed to soften.
Pistachio cream : Photo of step #1
Add 2 eggs and knead again on medium speed for 5 minutes.

Add 1 tablespoon cornflour and 1 tablespoon rum, then continue mixing for a further 5 minutes.

Pistachio cream : Photo of step #2
Continue mixing and incorporate 200 g Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream) a tablespoonful at a time.

Continue mixing until the mixture becomes fairly light in texture (about 10 minutes).

Pistachio cream : Photo of step #3
Keep refrigerated in a sealed container.
Pistachio cream : Photo of step #4


This cream will keep for a few days in the fridge in a sealed container, but it also freezes well. You can then take out of the freezer just the quantity you need for your recipe.

Recipes which use it: 1

Cherry and pistachio tarts


Home made.

Last modified on: October 4th 2012

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Your 4 comments or questions on this recipe:

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you forgot to add the pistachio powder to your recipe!!!

Comment #1 posted on october 3rd 2012 at 20:43 by aishah.

Oups! OK now corrected, thank you for the warning.

Comment #2 posted on october 4th 2012 at 08:21 by jh.

there is no heat in these recipe ? how is that with the eggs in there

Comment #3 posted on june 24th 2014 at 17:29 by lug.

This is because the cream is for cooking in recipes.

Comment #4 posted on june 25th 2014 at 09:00 by jh.

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