Almond cream or frangipane

Step by step recipe:

  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.

Recipes which use it: 8

Of which:
Exotic fruit tart
Exotic fruit tart
Epiphany galette
Epiphany galette
Pear tart with almond cream
Pear tart with almond cream
Brioche slices with almond cream
Brioche slices with almond cream
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès

Source:

After Gaston Lenôtre.

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