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from Charleston, South Carolina 2 cups ground almonds 1-1/4 cups superfine sugar 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted 1 egg 1-2 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp almond extract Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Whisk the egg with the lemon juice and almond extract and add this to the almond and sugars in the bowl. Mix thoroughly to form a pliable paste. Wrap in plastic wrap until needed. Roll out onto a work surface dusted with a little sifted confectioners' sugar. Create your shape. Coloring Marzipan Specialty cake decorating shops sell a wide range of colors including black. Only the thick paste colors must be used to color the fondant, as liquid colors will make it too wet. Simply knead in thoroughly to the ready-made fondant. Colored lustre powders are available to brush on after the icing has dried to shape. Different effects can be achieved by appyling the colors not only with a soft brush but on a sponge. A pale wash of color can be painted on the icing and allowed to dry, then a fairly dry brush can be dragged across to give a wood grain effect.

Marzipan


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from Charleston, South Carolina

2 cups ground almonds
1-1/4 cups
superfine sugar
1-1/4 cups confectioners'
sugar, sifted
1
egg
1-2 tbsp
lemon juice
1/4 tsp
almond extract

Mix all the
dry ingredients in a bowl. Whisk the egg with the lemon juice and almond extract and add this to the almond and sugars in the bowl.

Mix thoroughly to form a pliable paste. Wrap in
plastic wrap until needed. Roll out onto a work surface dusted with a little sifted confectioners' sugar.

Create your shape.

Coloring
Marzipan
Specialty
cake decorating shops sell a wide range of colors including black. Only the thick paste colors
must be used to color the fondant, as liquid colors will make it too wet. Simply knead in thoroughly to the ready-made fondant. Colored lustre powders are available to brush on after the icing has dried to shape. Different effects can be achieved by appyling the colors not only with a soft brush but on a sponge. A pale wash of color can be painted on the icing and allowed to dry, then a fairly dry brush can be dragged across to give a wood grain effect.



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from Merrickville ON, Canada wrote:3  0

Simple & straightforward. A good recipe.
4 starsOctober 27, 2003


from DALLAS, TEXAS, United States wrote:3  2

We are from Cube & every Christmas this was one of turon we ate, it is good we been looking for it a long time.
5 starsJune 7, 2001


 
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