Almond Paste Recipe

Almond Paste Recipe

Ingredients: Covers the top and sides of one 23 cm / 9 in cake

225 g/8 oz/2 cups ground almonds

225 g/8 oz/14 cups icing (confectioners') sugar, sifted
225 g/8 oz/1 cup caster (superfine) sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
10 ml/2 tsp lemon juice
A few drops of almond essence (extract)


Beat together the almonds and sugars. Gradually blend in the remaining ingredients until you have a smooth paste. Wrap in clingfilm (plastic wrap) and chill before use.

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