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almond paste recipe

Almond Paste Recipe

Almond paste made with sugar, water, corn syrup and butter. Almond paste is used in many pastry recipes like frangipane tarts, bear claws and as a filling.
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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Serves: 2 cups
Calories: 500kcal
Cost: $7

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces slivered blanched almonds or almond flour
  • 8 ounces granulated sugar
  • 3 ounces water
  • 4 ounces corn syrup or honey
  • 2 ounces butter softened

Equipment

  • 6 cup Food Processor

Instructions

  • Place slivered almonds into the food processor and pulse until almonds are finely ground
  • Place water, sugar and corn syrup into a saucepan and bring to a boil
  • While mixing on low, drizzle in hot syrup
  • blend until smooth then let cool
  • Knead in butter and wrap tightly to store in the fridge for up to one month or freeze for 6 months. Bring to room temperature before using.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 500kcal (25%) | Carbohydrates: 101g (34%) | Protein: 22g (44%) | Fat: 54g (83%) | Saturated Fat: 4g (20%) | Sodium: 36mg (2%) | Potassium: 600mg (17%) | Fiber: 10g (40%) | Sugar: 75g (83%) | Calcium: 225mg (23%) | Iron: 7mg (39%)