Marzipan – recipe with photo, confectionery
rating: 4.5
wotes: 2

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Simple recipe

Recipe yield: 500 g

Marzipan – a delicious confectionery made from almonds and sugar syrup. In Germany, for example, marzipan is traditionally prepared for Christmas for Stollen. Candies, cake decorations and even liquor are also prepared from marzipan.

Marzipan ingredients

Marzipan recipe

Preparation of ingredients for cooking marzipan

For cooking marzipan, add the nuts in boiling water and boil for 2 minutes.

Boiled almonds

Put the nuts in a colander, let the water drain. After the almonds have cooled, peel it.

Peeled roasted almonds

Rinse almonds with cold water and fry in a hot pan. Fry the almonds for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.

Almonds chopped with a blender

Put the nuts in a blender and chop until mashed. You can do this with a hand blender.

Sugar syrup

Dissolve sugar in water and put on fire. Cook sugar syrup over low heat until the syrup thickens slightly.

A mixture of sugar syrup and almonds

Add chopped almonds to boiling syrup, mix well. Cook the almond mass, stirring constantly for 3-5 minutes.

Marzipan cooking

If you need not crumbly marzipan, but more uniform and viscous, remove it from the heat and beat with a blender. At the same time, add one tablespoon of boiling water to marzipan. So you can bring marzipan to the consistency that you need. Store marzipan in a plastic wrap in the refrigerator.

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