Use this simple recipe for homemade marzipan or almond paste for the Fruit Cake recipe on this website or to decorate another favourite cake.
Lynn Lewis and Joachim Wahnschaffe
10 people made this
4 1/2 cups (455g) ground almonds
1 1/2 cups (185g) icing sugar, sifted
1 1/2 cups (345g) caster sugar
8 egg yolks
1 teaspoon almond essence or vanilla essence
Directions Preparation:10min › Ready in:10min
Mix the ground almonds with the sifted icing sugar and the caster sugar. Add egg yolks and the almond or vanilla essence and mix to form a soft, but not sticky, paste. Smooth by kneading very brieﬂy on a work surface lightly sifted with icing sugar.