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

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


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.