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.
202,922 44.0/5 for 50 ratings
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Last modified on: October 4th 2012

For 700 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 350 g 700 g 1 kg 400 g 2 kg 100 g

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Time required for this recipe:
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33 min.33 min.
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.

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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,984 Kcal or 8,307 Kj31 gr68 gr203 gr
99 %12 %6 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
272 Kcal or 1,139 Kj4 gr9 gr28 gr
14 %2 %1 %4 %
% 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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Some recipes that use this recipe

Cherry and pistachio tarts
Cherry and pistachio tarts

A shortcrust pastry case baked with pistachio cream, then topped with Griottine cherries.
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Source

Home made.

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ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekins, Chocolate sweetcrust pastry, Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Mushrooms on toast, French style, Oat financiers for Louise, ... All
Pistachio powder or pastePistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio madeleines, Pistachio confectioner's custard, Mini apricot and pistachio brioches, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Pistachio "Financiers", ... All
Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream)Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Paris-Brest, Strawberries with mint and cream, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Diplomat cream, Pear and lime meringue pie, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brioche dough, Hamburgers, Pistachio tiramisu, Croque-monsieur complet, Little lemon biscuits, ... All

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