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What you need:

 
Square tin 13cm / 5" 18cm / 7" 23cm / 9"
Round tin 15cm / 6" 20cm / 8" 25cm / 10"
Ground Almonds 200g / 7oz 400g / 14oz 650g / 1 1/2 lb
Caster Sugar 90g / 3 1/2 oz 200g / 7oz 350g / 12oz
Icing Sugar 90g / 3 1/2 oz 200g / 7oz 350g / 12oz
Rum/Whiskey/Brandy 1 teaspoon 2 teaspoons 3 teaspoons
Almond Essence Few Drops 1/2 teaspoon 1 teaspoon
Eggs 1 large 2 small 3 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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Almond Paste for Wedding Cakes

Category

Cakes

What you need:

 
Square tin 13cm / 5" 18cm / 7" 23cm / 9"
Round tin 15cm / 6" 20cm / 8" 25cm / 10"
Ground Almonds 200g / 7oz 400g / 14oz 650g / 1 1/2 lb
Caster Sugar 90g / 3 1/2 oz 200g / 7oz 350g / 12oz
Icing Sugar 90g / 3 1/2 oz 200g / 7oz 350g / 12oz
Rum/Whiskey/Brandy 1 teaspoon 2 teaspoons 3 teaspoons
Almond Essence Few Drops 1/2 teaspoon 1 teaspoon
Eggs 1 large 2 small 3 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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