Homemade Almond paste

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

An inexpensive way to make almond paste.This paste is not an overly sweet syrupy paste like some of the canned pastes. Keep that in mind when using it in recipes.I prefer the less sweet paste myself.


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Serves:

about 2 cups

Prep:

5 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
blanched almonds
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1
egg white
1/2 - 1 tsp
almond extract or amaretto if wanted
2-3 Tbsp
softened butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
place blanched almonds with a 1/2 cup of powdered sugar in food processor.
2
pulse until the almonds are ground up like gritty feeling.add the rest of the sugar and pulse again until mixed.
3
add beaten egg white ,butter,and (flavoring) is not needed. It is an option.
4
pulse ingredients together. if it is really sticky. add a bit more sugar and pulse until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tag: Quick & Easy