Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½ pounds

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

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Many of us think that marzipan and almond paste are the same thing, but unlike almond paste, marzipan can be shaped or rolled out with a rolling pin and then used as a covering for a cake. You’ll save yourself a lot of work by just buying marzipan instead of almond paste, but if you’re stuck with almond paste and need marzipan, here’s what to do. Knead the almond paste with corn syrup and powdered sugar until smooth, and color it with food coloring (a drop is usually enough). When working w