ITALIAN PISTACHIO CREAM (CREMA AL PISTACCHIO)

Italian Pistachio Cream, also known as Crema al Pistacchio, is a thick and delicious spread that's made with pistachios and white chocolate. This versatile spread is perfect for topping cakes or fruit and takes less than 10 minutes to make! 

Ingredient

– 1 cup shelled pistachio – 1/2 cup granulated sugar – 1/2 cup whole milk – 1/2 cup heavy cream – 1 tablespoon cornstarch – 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract – A pinch of salt – Green food coloring (optional)

Direction

In a blender or food processor, grind the pistachios until finely chopped. 

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In a saucepan, combine the ground pistachios, sugar, milk, heavy cream, cornstarch, vanilla extract, and salt. 

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Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon. 

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Remove from heat and let cool slightly. 

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If desired, add a few drops of green food coloring for a vibrant color. 

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Transfer the pistachio cream to a jar or container and let it cool completely before serving. 

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Enjoy spread on toast, drizzled over ice cream, or as a filling for pastries. 

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 Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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also see

also see

ITALIAN PISTACHIO CAKE RECIPE (TORTA AL PISTACCHIO)