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Almond cream or frangipane

Almond cream or frangipane

Light and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).

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Last modified on: October 29th 2014

For 1 kg, you will need:

Change for: 500 g 1 kg 2 kg 3 kg

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
23 min.23 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge, in a closed bottle. Could be freezed easily.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Almond cream or frangipane : Photo of step #1 Put 250 g butter in the bowl of the mixer, and begin kneading on low speed to soften.

If you have a Kenwood, use the " K " beater.
Stage 2
3 min.
Almond cream or frangipane : Photo of step #2 Once butter is soft, stop the mixer and add 250 g ground almonds, 250 g icing sugar and 3 eggs.
Stage 3
10 min.
Almond cream or frangipane : Photo of step #3 Knead again on medium speed until obtaining a smooth light mixture (about 5 - 10 minutes).

Then add 25 g cornflour and 2 tablespoons rum while still kneading.

You have made almond cream that you can use as it, or improve in frangipane cream.
Stage 4
5 min.
Almond cream or frangipane : Photo of step #4 To make frangipane, add 350 g Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream) (cold) a tablespoonful at a time.

Continue kneading until mixture is light and fluffy (about 5 minutes).

It is ready.

Remarks

You can keep this cream in the refrigerator in a closed container for several days, but it can also be frozen easily.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
9702243 gr822 gr594 gr
485 %93 %78 %90 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
72718 gr62 gr44 gr
36 %7 %6 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 kg : 10.35 €

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Source: After Gaston Lenôtre.
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This recipe use (among others)
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Marchand de vin sauce, The total turnip, Clarified butter, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Red rice pannequets, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Nanou's chocolate cake, Crust for tea, Almond macaroon cake, Moist cereal bars, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: X-Files cookies, Walnut paste, Little Christmas biscuits, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Pistachio "Financiers", ... All
CornflourCornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushroom velouté, Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, Pistachio custard tart, Apple confectioner's custard, Rich hazelnut buttercream, ... All

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