"Make your own marzipan instead of buying it. Marzipan is used to frost Christmas cakes and for candies, and all sorts of other goodies. Please note: this recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs. Important: be sure to use only fresh eggs for this recipe."


1 d servings 143 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 80 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Blend the confectioner's sugar, finely ground almonds, egg whites, salt ,and almond extract in a blender until perfectly blended. Chill covered 24 hours to harden.
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  1. 17 Ratings


I boil 2 c.gran. sugar and 1 c.water to 230-234 on candy thermometer and stir in 3 c. ground blanched almonds and 2 eggwhites and cook whole together for 3 minutes and knead into a bit of powder...

It isn't necessary to eat frostings with raw eggs anymore. The American Egg Board provides instructions on how to make your favorite recipes, including frostings, by slowly bringing the raw egg...

I tried this recipe, did exactly as it said, and after little more than 24 hours in the fridge I took it out to see.... too sticky and liquidized to work with. I even tried rolling it into powde...

Really good recipe, although I tweaked mine when I made it. Doubled all the ingredients, except the eggs, I still used 2. I whisked the egg whites until frothy, and then mixed those into the re...

In addition to the egg safety tips...I have used meringue powder as an egg white subsitute in recipes before. The product has a variety of names and is typically available with wedding cake pro...

Yum... That turned out well and just like from the store... My guests from Zurich loved this on a chocolate cake that I made. A++, thanx Carol

i love it and so do the kids... its really fun to make your own decorations

I make this now all the time - my husband and step son love it just as a treat. I did double the almonds and I use the simply egg whites which say they are safe to eat raw. We have drizzled ch...

I'm just so relieved to finally see a recipe that doesn't have 'Almond paste' or any ready made product mentioned in it. I was looking for a recipe similar to what my grandpa used to make and th...