Pignolata with Pistì Cream


DifficultyBeginner
Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time15 mins
 350 g flour 00
 2 whole eggs
 1 yolk
 40 g butter
 25 g sugar
 25 g Grappa or Marsala
 Lemon peel
 1 pinch of salt
To fry
 seed oil
For the icing
 60 g White chocolate
 1 tablespoon of pistachio cream
For the garnish
 chopped pistachios
1

We prepare all the necessary ingredients and start with the preparation.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

2

To prepare the pistachio pignolata, we start by pouring all the ingredients for the dough into a large bowl (we remind you to take the butter out of the fridge before starting in order to make it soften).

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

3

Mix all the ingredients by hand first in the bowl and then on a surface until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

4

Wrap the dough in cling film and let it rest in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

5

After the resting time, divide the dough into smaller pieces and roll them to obtain loaves, which you will further divide into pieces of about 1.5 cm.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

6

In the meantime, prepare the glaze by melting the white chocolate in a bain-marie or in the microwave (maximum temperature for 2/3 minutes).

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

7

Once melted, pour a tablespoon of pistachio cream into it and mix to mix the two ingredients well.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

8

Allow the icing to cool and in the meantime fry the pieces of pignolata in seed oil.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

9

Once fried, pour over them the now lukewarm glaze and then the chopped pistachios.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

10

Add the chopped pistachios.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

11

Put the glazed pignolata in the fridge for 5 minutes so that the glaze hardens and serve!

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

Ingredients

 350 g flour 00
 2 whole eggs
 1 yolk
 40 g butter
 25 g sugar
 25 g Grappa or Marsala
 Lemon peel
 1 pinch of salt
To fry
 seed oil
For the icing
 60 g White chocolate
 1 tablespoon of pistachio cream
For the garnish
 chopped pistachios

Directions

1

We prepare all the necessary ingredients and start with the preparation.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

2

To prepare the pistachio pignolata, we start by pouring all the ingredients for the dough into a large bowl (we remind you to take the butter out of the fridge before starting in order to make it soften).

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

3

Mix all the ingredients by hand first in the bowl and then on a surface until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

4

Wrap the dough in cling film and let it rest in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

5

After the resting time, divide the dough into smaller pieces and roll them to obtain loaves, which you will further divide into pieces of about 1.5 cm.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

6

In the meantime, prepare the glaze by melting the white chocolate in a bain-marie or in the microwave (maximum temperature for 2/3 minutes).

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

7

Once melted, pour a tablespoon of pistachio cream into it and mix to mix the two ingredients well.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

8

Allow the icing to cool and in the meantime fry the pieces of pignolata in seed oil.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

9

Once fried, pour over them the now lukewarm glaze and then the chopped pistachios.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

10

Add the chopped pistachios.

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

11

Put the glazed pignolata in the fridge for 5 minutes so that the glaze hardens and serve!

Ricetta Pignolata con Crema Pistì

Pignolata with Pistì Cream

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