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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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
108419 gr118 gr55 gr
54 %7 %11 %8 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4939 gr53 gr25 gr
25 %3 %5 %4 %
% 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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More recipes?

This recipe use (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gâteau Nantais, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Succès praliné (praline meringue), Mirlitons, Fruit crumble, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crust for tea, Chocolate almond cookies, Succès praliné (praline meringue), Swiss meringues, Little Christmas biscuits, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Swiss meringues, Pistachio madeleines, Crust for tea, Vanilla ice cream, Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart, ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Terrine of foie gras, Rabbit terrine, Coq au vin, Home-made terrine of foie gras, Lobster Thermidor, ... All

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