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almond paste

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Wallace, NC

For use on cakes or cupcakes - fairly easy recipe. Cheaper than purchasing the ready-made, and taste much better. Can be colored to whatever color is needed. Gel coloring works great.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For almond paste

  • 1 lb
    blanched almonds
  • 1 lb
    confectioners' sugar
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract

How To Make almond paste

  • 1
    1.Grind almonds in a blender. Thoroughly mix in confectioners sugar. Beat egg whites slightly, then stir into the almond mixture. Add almond extract, using your hands to blend the heavy mixture.
  • 2
    Roll out to desired thickness on a surface covered with confectioners' sugar and use as desired.

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