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What you need:

 
Square tin13cm / 5"18cm / 7"23cm / 9"
Round tin15cm / 6"20cm / 8"25cm / 10"
Ground Almonds200g / 7oz400g / 14oz650g / 1 1/2 lb
Caster Sugar90g / 3 1/2 oz200g / 7oz350g / 12oz
Icing Sugar90g / 3 1/2 oz200g / 7oz350g / 12oz
Rum/Whiskey/Brandy1 teaspoon2 teaspoons3 teaspoons
Almond EssenceFew Drops1/2 teaspoon1 teaspoon
Eggs1 large2 small3 large
  

How to:

  1. Put ground almonds, caster sugar and sieved icing sugar into a bowl and mix well together.
  2. Lightly beat the egg, chosen spirit and essence together.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add enough of the beaten egg mixture to form a fairly stiff paste.
  4. Gather together with your fingers, turn onto a board or clean table dusted with icing sugar and knead until smooth.
  5. Use as required. If not using immediately, wrap in cling film and leave to rest. Best used within 3 hours of making.

Recipe Notes:

These quantities are sufficient for top and sides of cake.

Almond Paste for Wedding Cakes

Category

Cakes

What you need:

 
Square tin13cm / 5"18cm / 7"23cm / 9"
Round tin15cm / 6"20cm / 8"25cm / 10"
Ground Almonds200g / 7oz400g / 14oz650g / 1 1/2 lb
Caster Sugar90g / 3 1/2 oz200g / 7oz350g / 12oz
Icing Sugar90g / 3 1/2 oz200g / 7oz350g / 12oz
Rum/Whiskey/Brandy1 teaspoon2 teaspoons3 teaspoons
Almond EssenceFew Drops1/2 teaspoon1 teaspoon
Eggs1 large2 small3 large
  

How to:

  1. Put ground almonds, caster sugar and sieved icing sugar into a bowl and mix well together.
  2. Lightly beat the egg, chosen spirit and essence together.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add enough of the beaten egg mixture to form a fairly stiff paste.
  4. Gather together with your fingers, turn onto a board or clean table dusted with icing sugar and knead until smooth.
  5. Use as required. If not using immediately, wrap in cling film and leave to rest. Best used within 3 hours of making.

Recipe Notes:

These quantities are sufficient for top and sides of cake.
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