Fake Marzipan





Introduction: Fake Marzipan

Don’t ever say this is a fake marzipan and no one will notice it.

You will need:
  •     250 cc water
  •     100 grs butter (not margarine)
  •     150 grs flour
  •     1 Kg confectioners’ sugar
  •     20cc almond extract

Boil water and butter. Add flour and cook until you can form a ball that didn’t stick to de pot. Let it cool. Add confectioners’ sugar and mix until you have a dough easy to manage. Add almond extract and food coloring if you want.

This is very easy to freeze for later use.



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    My mom has always loved marzipan but as she got older her allergies have gotten worse and she can't eat anything with nuts. So thank you so much for posting this. I am going to make it for her. I know it's not the same as what she grew up eating but hopefully she will lover it.

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    Why make fake marzipan when real marzipan is so easy to make? I think what you made here is actually fondant.

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    Probably because marzipan is extremely expensive to make.

    It's really not. A 16oz packet of Almond flour costs $8 at my local HEB store which makes 2lb of marzipan. I don't consider that particularly expensive, especially compared to buying 2lbs of store marzipan such as Odense,