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How to make marzipan

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Marzipan is a tasty and versatile almond paste, often used in making sweets, cakes and pastries. It is also easy to make. Follow this step-by-step recipe to create your own!
What you'll need: 
115g icing sugar
115g caster sugar
225g ground almonds
Two eggs
1 tsp lemon juice
3 drops of vanilla essence
Mixing bowl & wooden spoon (dry bowl)
Small glass/pyrex bowl (wet bowl)
Sift the icing sugar into the mixing bowl. Add the caster sugar and almonds and mix together.
Separate one of the eggs. Mix the yolk, the other egg, lemon juice and vanilla essence in the glass bowl, using a fork.
Add the egg mixture to the 'dry bowl' and mix in.
Knead gently until you have a smooth paste. If it's too sticky you can add some more icing sugar.
Once you've created your marzipan you could add some food colourings and create attractive marzipan sweets.


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