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The first time I tried this dessert I died and went to heaven! It was my friend Chef Stefania Barzini from Italy who shared with me this delicious recipe that "takes you back to childhood".  There are a few variations you can do to make it dairy free. Use almond or coconut milk instead of whole milk and you will still hear the lullaby after the first bite!
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Almond Custard with Pistachios
A very soothing and delicate flavor of almond custard with chopped pistachios on top.
Almond Custard with Pistachios
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
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Ingredients
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Whisk the starch, milk, sugar, and almond extract together.
  2. Cook in a saucepan, whisking constantly until to prevent sticking, until thickened but creamy (the custard should have the consistency of bechamel).
  3. Remove the lemon peel. If desired, put a small spoonful of marmalade in the bottom of each glass.
  4. Divide custard among glasses.
  5. Garnish with a piece of candied orange peel, a dusting of cinnamon, and a sprinkling of pistachios.
  6. Let cool.
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