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Homemade Marzipan

How to make Homemade Marzipan - better flavour, less expensive!

How to make Homemade Marzipan - better flavour, less expensive! Now you can make it at home fresh every time you need it; much better than store bought.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 & 1/2 pounds marzipan
Author Barry C. Parsons

Ingredients

  • 2 cups finely ground blanched almonds
  • 2⅔ cups icing sugar powdered sugar
  • ½ cup corn syrup
  • 3 tsp pure almond extract

Instructions

  1. In a food processor blend together the almonds and icing sugar.
  2. Stir together the corn syrup and almond extract.
  3. With the food processor turned on, slowly add the corn syrup mixture in a slow stream throughout he feeder a the top of the machine. 
  4. When all of the mixture has been added the marzipan should hold together with the consistency of firm play dough. 

  5. If it is a little too dry add corn syrup a tablespoon at a time until the proper consistency is reached. 
  6. Separate the marzipan into three equal portions and wrap each one in plastic wrap until ready to use. No need to refrigerate.