Massepains (Plain)

Massepains (Simple)

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 12 Ounces of Sweet Almonds
  • An Ounce of Bitter Almonds
  • The Whites of


Scald, skin, wash and dry the Almonds. Then pound them to a flour in a mortar with the whites of the eggs. When well pulverized, beat well. Mix in the sugar by pounding it, and then take up the paste and put it in a bowl. Beat well, keeping it very firm. If soft, add sugar to render firmer. Strew the wafer sheet, spread on a baking sheet, with white pulverized sugar. Cut the Massepains i