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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

For 200 g, you will need:

Change for: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
9 min.9 min.
Preservation: Several weeks in the fridge.

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.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 200 g : 2.64 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut paste, Chocolate madeleines, Linzer torte, Coconut tuiles, Walnut short bread, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apricot blancmange, Chestnut moelleux, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Chocolate almond cookies, Financiers, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Marzipan (almond paste), Almond macaroon cake, Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Strawberry sorbet, Pistachio powder or paste, ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pâté de campagne, Terrine of foie gras, Foie gras cured in salt, Home-made terrine of foie gras, Rabbit terrine, ... All

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