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Almond Cream Pie - Does anyone sell it?

alabama310 Jun 24, 2004 05:35 PM

Does anyone know a place that sells almond cream pie? I've looked high and low and come up with nothing. Thanks in advance.

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    JudiAu RE: alabama310 Jun 24, 2004 05:41 PM

    Are you looking for something featuring frangipane?

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    1. re: JudiAu
      alabama310 RE: JudiAu Jun 24, 2004 06:09 PM

      No - not marzipan, but a cream that is almond flavor with whip cream topping (or meringue).

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        Jerome RE: alabama310 Jun 24, 2004 06:13 PM

        Most french bakeries make tartes with almond pastry cream. Just ask at a good one for a tarte with it and a meringue topping. Shouldn't be a problem (frangipane isn't marzipan).

        1. re: Jerome
          Suze RE: Jerome Jun 24, 2004 08:11 PM

          I recently had a pie from Lord & Villa bakery in Glendale which was pears in an creamy almond crust. Maybe the cream was almond too. All I know is that it was really good. Not the exact same thing, but hopefully close.

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