Homemade Almond Paste
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1-1/2 cups blanched almonds
- 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1 egg white
- 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Place almonds in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Add the confectioners' sugar, egg white, extract and salt; cover and process until smooth.
- Divide almond paste into 1/2-cup portions; place in airtight containers. Refrigerate for up to 1 month or freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 84 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Feb 19, 2018
Very delicious and easy to make recipe . I made this last December for a cake decoration I went to a few stores couldn’t find any , online is a little price so I decided to make it and like I said delicious I truly recomend this . I’m making more for a cake I’m making for my boss this week . Thanks for share this recipe
Feb 2, 2018
I needed almond paste to make galette des rois in the US which required half cup of almond paste. Went to 2 stores. First didn't have it. 2nd one cost an arm and a leg. This recipe is delicious and easy. I've returned to it time and again. Finally felt the need to give it a 5-star review cause it deserves one.
Sep 17, 2016
I went to buy the almond paste at the store. They didn't have it. I loved this recipe. It was so easy. I didn't have a food processor so I used my blender. It worked out just fine. This almond paste was added to my peach cobbler. It was very wonderful.
Mar 26, 2015
I priced almond paste at the grocery store and read the ingredients….more sugar than almonds and very expensive. This recipe worked wonderfully and quickly. I used whole almonds, not blanched since the whiteness of the paste was not important for my baking project. (topping for a Colomba di Pasqua sweet bread) Thanks so much for this recipe. It is a real money saver for me.
Aug 10, 2014
I've never used Almond Paste , just heard the name of it. I Love almonds and eat them every day. Can this be used as a spread on toast. Or is Almond Paste basically used as an ingredient in other recipes, such as desserts ?
Mar 12, 2012
i do alot of recipes and one thing i dont have is a food processor what do you do when it calls for one for the recipes
Jul 30, 2009
Would Ms. Childs risk this Bear Claw thing? I think not. I'd love to sit down and have some tho.Velda