A ready-to-eat Marzipan is a soft pliable paste prepared from blanched almonds and sugar. It can be tinted and rolled thin to cover cakes, sculpted into fanciful shapes, or coated in chocolate for a delicious confection. This premium quality marzipan is made with 40% select grade almonds.
While there are no hard-and-fast rules, Marzipan typically contains between 25 and 40% almonds. American Almond makes its premium quality Marzipan with 40% select–grade almonds. Finished with a small amount of almond extract to enhance the almond flavor.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Marzipan is not a replacement for Almond Paste. If your recipe calls for almond paste, do not substitute marzipan. The additional amount of sugar, which makes the marzipan pliable for sculpting, makes it unsuitable as a replacement Almond Paste.
This product is packaged on equipment that also packages products containing milk, peanuts, tree nuts, soy and eggs.
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