Armagnac marzipan


Armagnac marzipan
Almost the same as plain marzipan, but this almond paste is flavoured with a hint of Armagnac or Cognac.
5,7031/5 for 1 ratings
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Last modified on: September 12th 2018

For 200 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 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.
Keeping: 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
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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Marzipan (almond paste), Almond dacquoise, Mirlitons, Almond cream or frangipane, Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Stuffed prunes, Tarte Normande, Chocolate madeleines, Rich hazelnut buttercream, Hazelnut and orange cake, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Almond macaroon cake, Strawberry sorbet, Coconut paste, Pavlova, Pistachio "Financiers", ... All
Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac)Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rabbit terrine, Stuffed prunes, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Chilli langoustines, Coq au vin, ... All

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