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Apr 11, 2009 09:26 AM

What to do with marzipan?

Hi all, I have two tubes of marzipan at 7 oz. each. I'm not really into making little fruits or things like that out of it but am looking for something to which I can add the marzipan to it. Any ideas?
Can I just eat it straight?


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  1. Same as making little fruit shapes out of it.

    1. Here's a link (scroll down, it's the second recipe) to one of my all-time favorite cakes, Crystal Almond Pound Cake from Flo Braker's "The Simple Art of Perfect Baking." The recipe calls for almond paste, not marzipan, so you'd have to decrease the amount of sugar in the cake proportionately.

      1. if you are into pastry-making, I suggest you do marzipan-filled croissants.
        on the easier side, you can do thumbprint cookies with the marzipan as filling instead of the traditional jam.
        and of course, you can eat it straight!

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          1. I make cookies, wheat-free cookies, muffins etc. Check out the website for Odense Almond Paste and Marizipan. You could eat the maripan by it straight but I like it when it comes dipped in chocolate. Their website has LOTS of recipes. Here's the Odense distinction between marizipan and almon paste.

            Both Almond Paste and Marzipan have the same ingredients; almonds, sugar and glucose. Marzipan is milled to a smoother consistency, and has more sugar. Because of this, Marzipan is more pliable. This allows for easier rolling out and modeling. Almond Paste’s higher almond content gives it a stronger flavor. It is used as an ingredient in baked goods.