Substitute For Almond Products In Marzipan

Decorating By qtina007 Updated 30 Aug 2008 , 11:10pm by paolacaracas

qtina007 Posted 30 Aug 2008 , 8:30pm
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Am from the Caribbean (st. lucia to be exact) and its very difficult to come across Almond product (flour, meal) for marziapan. Is there any substitute that can to used intead.

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SugarFrosted Posted 30 Aug 2008 , 10:59pm
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I googled "substitution for almonds in marzipan" and got this page with a few recipes:
http://www.recipelink.com/mf/0/74592

One of the recipes uses cream cheese and powdered sugar, and the other uses pistachios. They are worth a look imo icon_smile.gif

I also found this one, which has a recipe for marzipan with a recipe at the bottom to substitute pecans for the almonds, which looks good to me.
http://www.fecundity.com/pmagnus/marzipan.html

paolacaracas Posted 30 Aug 2008 , 11:10pm
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hi, Im in Venezuela, I buy peeled almonds and ground them my self in the cusinart, for a long time until they are very fine

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