Armagnac marzipan


Armagnac marzipan
Almost the same as plain marzipan, but this almond paste is flavoured with a hint of Armagnac or Cognac.
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Last modified on: September 12th 2018

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For 200 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
9 min.9 min.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Armagnac marzipan : Photo of step #1
Weigh out 100 g ground almonds and 100 g icing sugar. Pastry cooks call this proportion "equal parts".

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Armagnac marzipan : Photo of step #2
Put this mixture into a food-mixer bowl and add 1 tablespoon Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac).

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Armagnac marzipan : Photo of step #3
Start mixing and add the egg white a little at a time until the dough clumps into a ball (this only takes a few seconds).

Stop the mixer immediately so as not to overheat the marzipan.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Armagnac marzipan : Photo of step #4
Flatten the Armagnac marzipan into a "cake" and wrap with plastic film. Keep in the fridge until needsd.
Remarks
Feel free to adjust the quantity of Armagnac to suit your taste, either more or less.

You can vary this recipe by using another favourite alcohol from your own "cellar". It is worth noting that, traditionally, any marzipan that is not plain is left uncoloured.
Keeping
Several weeks in the fridge.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,084 Kcal or 4,538 Kj19 gr118 gr55 gr
54 %7 %11 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
493 Kcal or 2,064 Kj9 gr53 gr25 gr
25 %3 %5 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Nuts, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 200 g : 2.64 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gâteau Nantais, Croute à thé, Amandier (gluten-free almond cake), Moist cereal bars, Nanou's apple and almond cake, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio "Financiers", Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Oat financiers for Louise, Sweet pastry, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Pistachio "Financiers", Amiens macaroons, How to add beaten eggs whites to a mixture, Calissons, ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Coq au vin, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Terrine of foie gras, Chilli langoustines, Rabbit terrine, ... All
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