Homemade Marzipan

Making your own marzipan (or almond paste) is simple and requires only about 30 minutes of your time. The added benefit – it is far tastier than most everything available in the supermarket.

You will need a decent food processor for this job – not a blender.

Difficulty: simple
Yield: makes 385 grams (13 ½ ounces)

175 grams very finely ground almond meal
180 grams icing sugar (powdered sugar)
1 – 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
½ teaspoon rose water (optional)
35 grams (a bit more than an ounce) aquafaba

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