Walnut paste


Walnut paste
Very similar to marzipan (almond paste) in method, walnut paste is very tasty.
248K 6 33 3.6
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:WalnutPasteSweetPastry

For 300 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 100 g 150 g 300 g 600 g 900 g

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
14 min.14 min.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Weight 150 g walnut kernels.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Put them in the food processor with 150 g icing sugar.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Switch on food processor, and as soon as walnuts are reduced to a powder, add egg white...

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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...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.
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Shape the ball into a thick disc, wrap in plastic film and keep in the fridge.

Remarks

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.

Keeping:

Several weeks in the fridge, folded in plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,596 Kcal or 6,682 Kj24 gr173 gr90 gr
80 %9 %16 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
484 Kcal or 2,026 Kj7 gr52 gr27 gr
24 %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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Walnut kernelsWalnut kernels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Baked Camembert with Walnuts, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, Pears and caramelised walnut samosas , Moist cereal bars, Caramelized apple and walnut cake, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gâteau Nantais, Chocolate sweetcrust pastry, Santiago Cake, Coconut paste, Swiss meringues, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio powder or paste, Almond macaroon cake, Meringues, Coconut paste, Brioche royale, ... All

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