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Walnut paste

Walnut paste

Very similar to marzipan (almond paste) in method, walnut paste is very tasty.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 300 g, you will need:

Change for: 100 g 150 g 300 g 600 g 900 g

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
14 min.14 min.
Preservation: Several weeks in the fridge, folded in plastic film.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1
2 min.
Walnut paste : Photo of step #1 Weight 150 g walnut kernels.
Stage 2
2 min.
Walnut paste : Photo of step #2 Put them in the food processor with 150 g icing sugar.
Stage 3
2 min.
Walnut paste : Photo of step #3 Switch on food processor, and as soon as walnuts are reduced to a powder, add egg white...
Stage 4
3 min.
Walnut paste : Photo of step #4 ...a spoonful at a time, until paste starts to gather together.

Finish with your hand, gathering all the paste into a ball.
Stage 5
5 min.
Walnut paste : Photo of step #5 Shape the ball into a thick disc, wrap in plastic film and keep in the fridge.


Walnut paste is very tasty. It's a delight, but if it seems too strong for you, you can make "Walnut-almond paste" instead by replacing half the weight of walnuts with ground almonds.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
159624 gr173 gr90 gr
80 %9 %16 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4847 gr52 gr27 gr
24 %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 300 g : 3.73 €

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
Walnut kernelsWalnut kernels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Special Cheese and Walnut Sticks, Walnut short bread, Endive and walnut salad, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, Tomato and cream cheese terrine, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Armagnac marzipan, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Coconut paste, Almond dacquoise, Brioche slices with almond cream, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Meringues, Almond dacquoise, Amiens macaroons, Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart, Stuffed prunes, ... All

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