Marzipan

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, low sodium, vegan

Marzipan

Yield:

2 c (480 g)

Total Time:

1 Hour

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water
  • 1 1/2 cups (300 g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (190 g) blanched almonds

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 2 minutes, using the tamper to press any ingredients into the blades.
  5. Pour onto a marble cutting board or baking pan to cool. Form into a 6-inch (15 cm) log, wrap in plastic wrap and store in refrigerator.

Use as a sweetening agent in pastries and cookies. Not recommended for molding.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 2 Tablespoons (30 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 178
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 20 g
Protein 4 g