Almond paste is made from ground almonds or almond meal and sugar in equal quantities, with small amounts of cooking oil, beaten eggs, heavy cream or corn syrup added as a binder. It is similar to marzipan. Almond paste is used as a filling in pastries, but it can also be found in chocolates. Check out this tasty almond paste recipe that you will absolutely love it.
1. Grind your almonds.
2. In the second grinding add the sugar.
3. Gradually add your egg white working the mixture vigorously.
4. Use dough hook in mixer or knead on a pastry board.
5. The mixture should be firm and smooth when ready.