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Almond Paste Or Marzipan

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  Ground almonds 8 Ounce
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Icing sugar/4 ounce icing sugar and caster sugar 8 Ounce
  Almond essence 3 Drop
  Rose water 4 Ounce (1/4 Ounce)

Mix the almonds and sugar together.
Add the beaten eggs and the flavouring and mix and knead very thoroughly.
To cover a cake, turn upside down and brush over with melted jelly or a thick sugar-and water syrup to make the paste stick.
Roll a piece of paste into a circle the size of the top of the cake and roll strips for the sides.
Leave overnight to set before covering with white icing.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1307 Calories from Fat 319

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.5%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 370.2 mg123.4%

Sodium 16.8 mg0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g77.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.7%

Sugars 222.5 g

Protein 17 g35%

Vitamin A 8.7% Vitamin C 7.7%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Paste Or Marzipan Recipe