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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Ground almonds; * see note
  • 8 oz Icing sugar; (powdered
  • -sugar)
  • 2 Egg yolk
  • 2 ts Lemon juice
  • 3 dr Almond essence; (extract)
  • 1/4 ts Rose water; **see note


Mix the almonds and sugar together. Add the beaten eggs and the flavouring
and mix and knead very thoroughly.

*note. These need to be blanched almonds which you could grind yourself.
The first time that I made this here in California I had to special order
the ground almonds, not thinking that they wouldn't be blanched! Since
then I've blanched and ground my own.

**note. I've not seen Rose Water for sale here in California, and have
always left it out of any Marzipan I've made. If you wanted to try, you
could boil insecticide free rose petals in some water, and then use the

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