Almond Paste or Marzipan

Recipe by Samuel Holden
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift the 2 sugars into a bowl.
  • Stir in the eggs and yolks.
  • Place over a pan of nearly boiling water and whisk until thick and fluffy.
  • Remove from heat and sit base in some cold water.
  • Whisk in essence, brandy and juice.
  • Carry on until cool.
  • Stir in ground almonds and knead to form a firm paste.
  • Use as you will.
  • To cover a cake roll out into a circle and drape over the cake (it depends on the size).
  • Press into place and leave to set for at least 2 days.
  • Ice the cake.
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