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Cooking In The Fountain – Almond Paste

Homemade Almond Paste Recipe Guide
Homemade Almond Paste – image credit: Michael F. Weinberg/Flickr

Almond paste recipe – Our guide to making homemade almond paste for the perfect Christmas cake!


1 lb Ground Almonds
8 oz. Icing Sugar
8 oz. Caster Sugar
2 Eggs
½ teaspoon Almond Essence
1 teaspoon Lemon Juice.


Mix almonds and sugars together. Beat eggs with almond essence and lemon juice. Stir into the almond mixture and form into a paste. Ready-made white icing is good to use, as unlike buy intagra royal icing, it remains soft.

You can also view Betty’s recipe for Christmas cake mixture here.

Fountain News DigitalThis article was originally published in:
Fountain News Digital – December 2011 (Issue 7)

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