Homemade marzipan Recipe

Homemade marzipan is a sweet and nutty confection made from ground almonds, sugar, and almond extract. It has a smooth and creamy texture with a rich almond flavor. This versatile treat can be shaped into various forms and used in a variety of desserts, such as cakes, cookies, and candies. Making marzipan at home allows you to customize the sweetness and almond intensity to suit your taste preferences. It's a delightful treat that is sure to impress your family and friends.

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Ingredients for Homemade marzipan Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Blanched Almonds
  • 0.33 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 0.17 teaspoon Almond Extract

Directions: Homemade Marzipan Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a food processor, blend together blanched almonds and powdered sugar until finely ground.
  • STEP 2.Add almond extract and continue blending until the mixture comes together and forms a smooth dough.
  • STEP 3.Transfer the marzipan dough onto a clean surface and knead it for a few minutes until it becomes pliable and easy to work with.
  • STEP 4.Wrap the marzipan in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow it to firm up.
  • STEP 5.Once chilled, the marzipan is ready to be shaped into desired forms or used in recipes.
  • STEP 6.Store any leftover marzipan in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Cooking Tips

  • If the marzipan dough is too sticky, dust your hands and work surface with powdered sugar to prevent sticking.
  • For a different flavor variation, you can substitute almond extract with other extracts like vanilla or orange.
  • To color the marzipan, add a few drops of food coloring and knead until evenly distributed.

Storage and Serving

  • Store homemade marzipan in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
  • Serve marzipan on its own as a sweet treat or use it as a decorative element in cakes, cookies, or candies.
  • You can also roll out the marzipan and cover cakes or shape it into small fruits or figures for decoration.
Nutrition
value
416
calories per serving
23 g Fat7 g Protein46 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    46g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    46g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    23g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    20mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    71mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    24mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    86mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    175mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp