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Danish Krasekager, Marzipan Cakes

This is a traditional Danish cookie/cake that is served at all festive occasions, Weddings, Christmas, Easter etc. It sounds like Ho Hum but it is truly delicious

Ready In:
50mins
Serves:
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ingredients

  • 1 lb ground almonds, blanched
  • 4 ounces icing sugar
  • 4 ounces berry sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 egg whites
  • Icing

  • 4 12 ounces icing sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 12 teaspoon vinegar

directions

  • Mix all the ingredients (except Icing ingredients) in a saucepan and heat over low heat, until almond paste is slightly roasted and has absorbed all the liquid Leave the almond paste to cool completely.
  • Roll the paste into strips the thickness of a medium finger and the length of a cookie sheet.
  • Place the strips on a well greased baking sheet which has been slightly sprinkled with flour.
  • Pinch each strip at the top so the strip is broad at the base and narrows to a sharp ridge at the top.
  • Cut into 3 inch pieces.
  • Bake in low oven 300F for 15-20 minutes or until light brown on top only, Cool Mix the icing ingredients and stir well and until it has an even consistency.
  • Decorate the cookies with the icing drizzled in a zig zag patter across them.
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"This is a traditional Danish cookie/cake that is served at all festive occasions, Weddings, Christmas, Easter etc. It sounds like Ho Hum but it is truly delicious"
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  1. Bergy
    This is a traditional Danish cookie/cake that is served at all festive occasions, Weddings, Christmas, Easter etc. It sounds like Ho Hum but it is truly delicious
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