|Blanched almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Confectioners sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted|
|Egg whites||2 , beaten|
Grind almonds in electric blender or four times in nut grinder.
They must be ground extremely fine.
Combine ground almonds, almond extract, and confectioners' sugar.
Add egg whites, 1 teaspoon at a time, beating vigorously with a spoon.
Continue to add egg whites until mixture looks moist.
Knead with the hands until smooth and plastic.