I found this recipe in a book that i have just bought. I decided to use this recipe on my next cake. it turned out great! I had never used marzipan before. and it tastes alot better than fondant.


2 c. ground almonds

1/2 c. sugar

1 c. powdered sugar

1 egg lightly beaten

1 tbsp. lemon juice


1. mix almonds, sugar, and powdered sugar in a bowl.

2. work in the egg and lemon juice till stiff

3. turn onto a lightly sugared workspace

4.knead dough until really smooth


gmfr Says... 7 Apr 2010 , 2:55am

Is almond butter considered ground almonds? Is almond meal considered ground almonds? Are both acceptable?

landonlyn Says... 7 Apr 2010 , 9:23am

Did you use this as a replacement for fondant on a cake?

danielavg Says... 12 Aug 2010 , 10:23am

This may be a silly question, but english is not my mother tongue. What does c. stand for??

carriefsf Says... 15 Aug 2010 , 7:08am

c. is cup.

sugarmama1 Says... 25 Aug 2010 , 7:14pm

Can I use canned almond paste?

nicolemrad Says... 20 Sep 2010 , 5:17am

what is ground almond? pouder?

india8781 Says... 27 Sep 2010 , 7:53pm

Does anyone know where I can purchase the clover, aces of playing cards? Want to cutout these for a casino theme.

anisaflex Says... 12 Oct 2010 , 11:03pm

yes nicolemrad, ground almond is powder!

flowergirl1 Says... 16 Oct 2010 , 3:09pm

the c means a cup i hope.

Jealena Says... 13 Sep 2011 , 6:40am

Is Almond Flour same as Almond "powder"? Thanks....

Marthika Says... 4 Nov 2011 , 12:54pm

Can I replaces lemon juice with almond essence?

HolleyRose Says... 13 Jan 2012 , 3:51pm

Almond Flour/meal is simply blanched almonds ground into a fine powder. I use it in my recipe for Linzer cookies It can be referred to as almond powder as well.

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