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Frangipane (Almond Cream) VIDEO

Frangipane (almond cream filling) is made of just a few simple ingredients and is used in a variety of different French desserts, both classic and modern. With the right technique, you can make a great frangipane almond cream in as little as 5 minutes using 4 simple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 305kcal
Author: Kata


Frangipane (almond cream)

  • 100 g Unsalted butter 82%, room temp
  • 100 g Granulated sugar
  • 100 g Almond flour
  • 100 g Egg room temp, approx 2 eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla bean paste optional


  • With the help of an electric hand mixer, cream room temperature butter and sugar until fluffy, for about 3 minutes
  • Whisk egg lightly and slowly incorporate into the almond mixture while the mixer is on
  • Whisk in vanilla, if using
  • Fold in almond meal and salt
  • Fill a piping bag with the almond cream and pop it into the fridge for 10 minutes to slightly thicken
  • Use it according to the recipe
  • Store in fridge for max 3 days in airtight container



Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 507IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg