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... 2010-04-07 02:55:14

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

landonlyn Says... 2010-04-07 09:23:36

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

danielavg Says... 2010-08-12 10:23:56

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

carriefsf Says... 2010-08-15 07:08:29

c. is cup.

sugarmama1 Says... 2010-08-25 19:14:58

Can I use canned almond paste?

nicolemrad Says... 2010-09-20 05:17:53

what is ground almond? pouder?

india8781 Says... 2010-09-27 19:53:55

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

anisaflex Says... 2010-10-12 23:03:59

yes nicolemrad, ground almond is powder!

flowergirl1 Says... 2010-10-16 15:09:51

the c means a cup i hope.

Jealena Says... 2011-09-13 06:40:03

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

Marthika Says... 2011-11-04 12:54:10

Can I replaces lemon juice with almond essence?

HolleyRose Says... 2012-01-13 15:51:02

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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