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.
219K 6 56 3.9
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: October 4th 2012

Keywords for this recipe:CreamPistachioFrangipaneStuffingPastry

For 700 g, you will need:

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

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
33 min.33 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

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.

Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.

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).

How much will it cost?

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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.
153K 25 1 hour 20 min.
See all recipes that use it

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
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, Pistachio panna cotta with custard, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, ... 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: Strawberry tart, Almond cream or frangipane, Puits d'amour, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Pretzels, Nanou's chocolate cake, Diplomat cream, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gâteau Nantais, Galette Charentaise, How to fry eggs well, Little lemon biscuits, Rémoulette dressing, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

Chestnut cake
Chestnut cake
This delightful cake is doubly chestnutty: it contains chestnut flour, and sweet chestnut purée.
271K5 1 hour 13 min.
Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
294K4.0 1 hour 11 min.
Epiphany galette
Epiphany galette
Here is the recipe for the very classic but delicious "galette des rois" (Epiphany galette) in puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) with almond cream or frangipane . You will also see some professional tips to easily handle the dough, and obtain a nice and regular galette.
233K 24.5 3 hours 8 min.
Caramelised apple pie
Caramelised apple pie
Apple pie made with caramelised apples.
227K4.3 1 hour 55 min.
Gingerbread
Gingerbread
Maybe this recipe will bring back memories.
235K4.2 1 hour 4 min.

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2021-08-01)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Your 6 comments or questions on this recipe

Follow this recipe (as 3 people already do)

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page