Marzipan is a German almond paste used in pastries, cookies, candy and cake decorating.


  • 1 cup (120 ml) water
  • 1½ cup (335 g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (340 g) blanched almonds


  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.

Chef's Notes

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