Marzipan from Scratch

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

Much better than store bought!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups unblanched almonds
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons corn syrup
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten


  1. In a large bowl cover almonds with boiling water.
  2. Let stand for 2 minutes.
  3. Drain and skin by pressing down on one end forcing the nut to pop out of it's skin.
  4. In a food processor grind WARM nuts for 2 minutes or until finely ground.
  5. Add icing sugar and mix for 1 minute or until well blended.
  6. Blend in almond extract.
  7. Blend in corn syrup.
  8. With the motor running pour in enough of the egg white to form a ball.
  9. Remove and wrap in plastic wrap.
  10. Place in the fridge for at least two hours or until firm.
  11. ***Thiscan be stored in the fridge for up to two weeks, in the freezer for 3 months.

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