Rich hazelnut buttercream

Rich hazelnut buttercream
This delicious preparation is an alternative to almond frangipane: a nutty buttercream enriched with eggs, designed to be cooked into various pastries.
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Last modified on: November 15th 2017

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Rich hazelnut buttercream
Put into a mixer bowl: 250 g butter (cut into small pieces), 250 g ground hazelnuts, 250 g icing sugar, 3 Eggs, 25 g cornflour and 2 tablespoons rum (optional).

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Rich hazelnut buttercream
Start the mixer on slow speed and beat until evenly mixed.

Stage 3 - 30 min.
Rich hazelnut buttercream
Your rich hazelnut buttercream is ready.

Refrigerate in a sealed container for at least half an hour before using.
Do be careful when choosing the ground hazelnuts. Buy the best quality you can, as recent as possible and preferably organic. These will be dearer, of course, but so much better.

For an even more intense hazelnut flavour, use a hazelnut liqueur instead of the rum.

You might like to try making a hazelnut frangipane, by adding 350 g of cold confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream) to the finished hazelnut buttercream. This should be added a little at a time with the mixer running.
Several days in the fridge in a sealed container. Freezes very well.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,991 Kcal or 20,896 Kj60 gr310 gr379 gr
250 %23 %29 %57 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
540 Kcal or 2,261 Kj7 gr34 gr41 gr
27 %3 %3 %6 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Nuts, Egg
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  • For 950 g : 6.37 €

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