Almond Paste

Homemade almond paste is easier to work with than the stiff store bought. I use this in a lot of recipes so it's worth the small effort required.
Almond Paste
Almond Paste

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    pound blanched almonds

  • 1

    pound confectioner's sugar

  • 3

    egg whites

  • 1

    teaspoon almond extract

Directions

Grind the almonds in a blender or food processor to fine texture (not butter. Thoroughly mix in the sugar. Beat the egg whites slightly, then stir into the almond/sugar mixture. Add almond extract. This will be stiff, you may need to mix with your hands. Measure out into 8 ounce portions. (should yield 4 8 ounce portions). Refrigerate until needed.

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