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Easy Homemade Almond Paste (Marzipan)

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“Make your own it's easy and less expensive! This can stay in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
1 pound
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups whole blanched almonds
  • 1 23 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 18 cup egg white
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla (or almond extract) (optional)

Directions

  1. Using a food processor grind the almonds into a fine powder (this should take about 2 minutes).
  2. Add in the confectioners sugar and blend well.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
  4. Using a wooden spoon blend in the egg whites and vanilla (if using) until smooth.
  5. On a flat surface lightly dusted with confectioners sugar, roll out the almond paste into a 14" x 1-2" log.
  6. Wrap in parchment paper and chill for a minimum of 1 hour.
  7. When rested, cut the log in two pieces.
  8. Wrap in wax paper and chill.

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