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Marzipan

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A versatile product used to decorate cakes or to serve as candy

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Preparation Time : 6-10 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings :

Marzipan

Main Ingredients

Almonds , Powdered sugar

Cuisine

French

Course

Desserts

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Ingredients

  • Almonds ground
    2 cups
  • Powdered sugar
    1/2 cup
  • Icing sugar sifted
    1 cup
  • Lemon juice
    1 teaspoon
  • Egg
    1/2

Method

Step 1


Stir the ground almonds, powdered sugar and icing sugar in a bowl until well mixed.

Step 2


Make a well in the center and add lemon juice and egg. Knead the mixture into soft, smooth, but firm dough.

Step 3


Marzipan can be stored refrigerated, covered with cling film.

Step 4


Chef's Tip

Step 5


Makes 500 grams Marzipan is very versatile. You can mould it into shapes like fruits, roses, hearts etc, and serve as candy or use to decorate cakes.

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