Marsepein (marzipan)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Part finely ground sugar
1 \N Part finely ground almonds
250 grams Almonds
400 grams Powder sugar
1 \N Egg


Mix sugar with a little water and bring to the boil, to sugarsyrup stage of ca 110 degrees. Add almonds, and a whipped egg white (2 eggwhites per kg of marsepein). When you can no longer beat the mass, knead with powdered sugar OR VERSION 2: Peel almonds. Put almonds in some water with lemonjuice (to prevent discolouring). Dry almonds, and grind finely. Knead to a stiff ball together with the other ingredients. If desired, add foodcolouring. Leave for a day. Sculpt into shapes.

**IN THE MORNINGS YOU'D FIND SUCH FIGURES IN YOUR SHOE** Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #339 From: kmeade@... (The Meades)

Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 10:55:34 -0500

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