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Almond Paste

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  Almonds 1 Pound, blanched
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Force blanched almonds through fine blade of food chopper 4 times, or whirl in electric blender.
Add lemon juice.
Cook water and sugar until candy thermometer registers 240°F., or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a soft ball.
Add to ground almonds.
Mix well.
When cool enough to handle, knead until smooth.
Pack in jar; cover, and store in refrigerator for at least 1 week to ripen.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4167 Calories from Fat 1876

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 224 g344.9%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 502 g167.4%

Dietary Fiber 55.5 g222.1%

Sugars 418.4 g

Protein 96 g192.8%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 34.5%

Calcium 120.5% Iron 94%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Paste Recipe