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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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Last modified on: October 4th 2012

For 700 g, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
33 min.33 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Pistachio cream : Photo of step #1Put 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. 5 min.
2 Pistachio cream : Photo of step #2Add 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.
10 min.
3 Pistachio cream : Photo of step #3Continue 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).
15 min.
4 Pistachio cream : Photo of step #4Keep refrigerated in a sealed container. 3 min.

Remarks

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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
304650 gr148 gr245 gr
152 %19 %14 %37 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4067 gr20 gr33 gr
20 %3 %2 %5 %
% 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 700 g : 3.99 €

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Recipes which use it: 1

Cherry and pistachio tarts
Cherry and pistachio tarts
Source: Home made.
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