It's not hard to make your own marzipan, and it can be eaten as is or used for many cooking projects - making edible animals or as decoration on cakes, for example. Orange blossom water is available from Middle Eastern specialty shops.
Makes: 750 g
1 1/2 cups (250g) blanched almonds
3/4 cup (125g) shelled unsalted raw pistachio nuts
2 1/4 cups (375g) icing sugar
1 teaspoon orange blossom water
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Directions Preparation:15min › Extra time:2hours chilling › Ready in:2hours15min
Finely grind the almonds and pistachio nuts in a food processor. Add the icing sugar and orange blossom water and add just enough water to form a smooth paste. Wrap in aluminium foil and refrigerate.