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Marzipan Fruits

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Ingredients
  Icing sugar 1 Pound
  Ground almonds 4 Ounce
  Egg yolks 2
  Sherry 3 Tablespoon (4 dessertspoons)
  Orange juice/Lemon juice 1 Dash (one squeeze)
  Almond essence 3 Drop (Few drops)
Directions

Sift icing sugar and ground almonds, mix well.
Stir in egg-yolks beaten with sherry, fruit juice, and almond essence.
Mix into stiff paste, adding a little more fruit juice, if required.
Knead slightly on board.
Apple Shape from round of marzipan.
Push clove in each end, with pointed end out for stalk and clubbed end for blossom.
Orange Roll a round of marzipan on fine grater to get indented skin effect.
Push in clove for stalk.
Strawberry Roll small amount of marzipan to slight point at one end; paint with food colouring, then roll in red sugar.
Banana Shape from cylinder of marzipan.
Point ends and slightly curve banana.
Pear Shape from round of marzipan, bring one end to a point.
Press clove in pointed end for stalk.
Paint fruit with appropriate food colouring

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Ingredient: 
Almond

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2064 Calories from Fat 198

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 370.2 mg123.4%

Sodium 311.4 mg13%

Total Carbohydrates 461 g153.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 444.3 g

Protein 11 g22.2%

Vitamin A 8.7% Vitamin C 0.26%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Marzipan Fruits Recipe