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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:

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


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pistachio cream : Photo of step #1
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.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Pistachio cream : Photo of step #2
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.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Pistachio cream : Photo of step #3
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).

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

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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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