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

Keywords for this recipe:MarzipanAlmondsCognacArmagnacAlcoholRegional recipe
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 200 g : 2.64 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brioche slices with almond cream, Financier batter, Saint Honoré cake, Croute à thé, Chocolate almond cookies, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate madeleines, Financier batter, Almond dacquoise, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Amaretti, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Meringues, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Pavlova, Pistachio "Financiers", Croute à thé, ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Home-made terrine of foie gras, Lobster Thermidor, Terrine of foie gras, Pâté de campagne, Coq au vin, ... All
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