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Making Marzipan Candy
Homemade Marzipan Candy Carrots
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Fast and easy homemade marzipan can be colored and shaped into whatever your heart desires.
Course: Candy, Easter decorations, snacks
Cuisine: European
Keyword: homemade marzipan, marzipan candy carrots
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 581 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • cups almond flour/meal homemade or store-bought
  • cups confectioners sugar
  • small pinch salt
  • teaspoons pure almond extract
  • 1 egg white
  • food processor
  • plastic wrap
  • orange and green food color for making carrots
  • corn syrup for attaching pieces
Instructions
  1. Place the almond flour, confectioners sugar, and salt in a food processor and pulse until blended.
  2. Stir the egg white and almond extract together in a small bowl.
  3. Add the egg white mixture into the food processor and pulse until a dough ball forms.
  4. Remove the ball from the processor and wrap tightly in the plastic wrap.
  5. Refrigerate at least 3 hours, or until you're ready to color and shape.
Recipe Notes

Keep the marzipan tightly wrapped in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

When kneading food coloring into the marzipan, wearing disposable latex gloves will help keep the color off your hands.

Marzipan can be colored and shaped into whatever your heart desires.

Corn syrup is useful for attaching pieces of marzipan together, as in the carrots and the carrot tops.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Marzipan Candy Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 581 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 22mg1%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 66g73%
Protein 12g24%
Calcium 118mg12%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.