Marzipan

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Make your own marzipan instead of buying it. Marzipan is used to frost Christmas cakes and for candies, and all sorts of other goodies.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 30 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • ½ pound finely ground blanched almonds

  • 2 egg whites

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  1. Blend the confectioner's sugar, finely ground almonds, egg whites, salt, and almond extract in a blender until perfectly blended. Cover and chill until firm, 24 hours.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

143 Calories
7g Fat
18g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 143
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 4g
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 110mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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