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“This is unlike any other marzipan bar recipe I have seen. This was given to me by my sister many years ago and I get asked for this recipe all the time. It is very pretty to look at as well as tasting wonderful.”
1hr 5mins
1 slice

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 pastry dough, for an 8 x 8 pan
  • raspberry jam
  • 12 cup butter
  • 23 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 23 cup rice flour
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring (or other)
  • Frosting
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 12 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons warm milk
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Line 8 x 8 pan with pie pastry and cover the pastry with layer of raspberry jam.
  2. Blend butter and sugar thoroughly.
  3. Add eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Add rice flour and salt and beat well.
  5. Color 1/2 mixture a pale pink and other half green.
  6. Put spoonfuls of each mixture alternately on jam to cover.
  7. Bake in 350° oven for 35 minutes.
  8. Cool and ice with frosting.

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