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.
172,505 44.1/5 for 38 ratings
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Last modified on: October 4th 2012

For 700 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 350 g 700 g 1 kg 400 g 2 kg 100 g

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Time required for this recipe:
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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,292 Kcal or 9,596 Kj31 gr68 gr203 gr
115 %12 %6 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
314 Kcal or 1,315 Kj4 gr9 gr28 gr
16 %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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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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Pistachio powder or pastePistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, Pistachio tiramisu, Pistachio "Financiers", Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, Pistachio panna cotta with custard, ... 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, Pear and lime meringue pie, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Diplomat cream, Saint Honoré cake, ... All
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