A customer has asked me to make a pistachio cream filling for a vanilla cake in couple of days and I can't find a good recipe. I would rather have a recipe with real pistachios(not pistachio pudding). I am also not sure if I can find pistachio paste where I live. So preferably a recipe without these two ingredients!:)
AI know you don't want pudding but this is good. Are you familiar with Rich's Bettercream? You can buy it at GFS store. They use it at most grocery store bakeries. First you beat up a large softened cream cheese and had a cup of milk and small box of pistachio instant pudding and set aside - it will be thick...then in a large bowl whip 2 cups of cold Rich's until thick and fold in your pudding cream cheese mixture...be sure not to overbeat the Rich's...if it gets to thick think with a bit of Bettercream.
Here's a recipe for making your own pistachio paste.