Homemade Almond Paste

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Making your own saves the expense of the store-bought kind and it results in a lighter baked product. I got this recipe from Taste of Home.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups blanched almonds
  • 1 12 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 12 teaspoons almond extract
  • 14 teaspoon salt


  1. Place almonds in a food processor; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Add the confectioners' sugar, egg white, extract and salt; cover and process until smooth.
  3. Divide almond paste into 1/2 cup portions; place in airtight containers.
  4. Refrigerate for up to 1 month or freeze for up to 3 months.


Most Helpful

Started with ground blanched almonds, so I had to guesstimate the quantities, but it turned out perfectly. <1 minute pulsing in the food processor for a world of almondy deliciousness. Yum!

Jay3fer December 20, 2012

Very good consistency and easy marzipan.

rosslare December 14, 2012

I made this for less than half the price of buying a tube of it at the grocery. Same great taste, same consistency as store-bought. Great recipe, thanks Lainey!

Chef PotPie April 15, 2007

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