Almond cream or frangipane
A recipe from cooking-ez.com
373K 24.4 October 29th 2014
For 1 kg, you will need:
Step by step recipe
- 1: Put 250 g butter in the bowl of the mixer, and begin kneading on low speed to soften.
If you have a Kenwood, use the " K " beater.
- 2: Once butter is soft, stop the mixer and add 250 g ground almonds, 250 g icing sugar and 3 eggs.
- 3: Knead again on medium speed until obtaining a smooth light mixture (about 5 - 10 minutes).
Then add 25 g cornflour and 2 tablespoons rum while still kneading.
You have made almond cream that you can use as it, or improve in frangipane cream.
- 4: To make frangipane, add 350 g Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream) (cold) a tablespoonful at a time.
Continue kneading until mixture is light and fluffy (about 5 minutes).
It is ready.
You can keep this cream in the refrigerator in a closed container for several days, but it can also be frozen easily.
September 25th 2021.