Marzipan

July 30, 2008

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient — Preparation Method
——–  ————  ——————————–
  1                cup  almond paste
  2               each  egg white
  3               cups  confectioner’s sugar
     1/2      teaspoon  vanilla

In a large bowl, knead almond paste to soften.  Mix in egg whites.  Knead in confectioner’s suger one cup at a time.  Add vanilla.  Knead until marzipan feels like heavy pie crust dough.

Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and store in refrigerator in a sealed container.  To use after storage, let stand at room temperature until soft, then knead briefly.

Description:
  “Marzipan can be rolled out and used to cover a cake, to make
  decorations or to make small candies”

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