Cake with pistachio cream

Ingredients for Pan di Spagna:

  • 250 gr all purpose flour
  • 5 eggs
  • 250 gr sugar
  • 1/2 yeast

all purpose flour  uova  zucchero  lievito

Heat the ove at 180°C. Place eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until lemon colored, then add flour and the yeast  a little at a time, blending it in well.

pan-di-spagna-in-preparazione

Butter and flour a 40-45 cm square cake pan.

Pour cake batter into prepared pan and bake at 180°C for 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

pan-di-spagna-pronto-da-infornare

Remove cake from oven and turn out (of pan) onto a cake rack to cool.

When completely cool, cake may be sliced horizontally to form 2 or 3 thin layers.

tagliare-pan-di-spagna  pan di spagna a metà

Ingredients pistachio cream:

  • 1 lt milk
  • 150 gr sugar
  • 100 gr all purpose flour
  • 150 gr pistachio powder
  • 1 egg yolk

latte bicchiere  zucchero  all purpose flour  farina di pistacchio  tuorli separati

Put all the ingerdients indicated in a food processor until it resembles a smooth butter, then bring to a boil in a medium heat for a few minutes until the cream is well mixed.

crema al pistcchio

Cover the first slice of Pan di Spagna with the pistachio cream and cover with dough and cream again.

spatola torta al pistacchio  chiudere torta al pistacchio  coprtura torta pistacchio

Repeat the same on the top of the cake and cover with crumbled pistachios.

Buon appetito!