Frangipane, an almond-flavored filling, was named after the 16th-century Marquis Muzio Frangipani, who invented a bitter-almond scent for perfuming gloves. Parisian pastry chefs were so enthusiastic, they created their own edible version.

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  • Place butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Beat until light and fluffy. Add egg, ground almonds, rum, almond extract, and flour; beat until smooth. Store in an airtight container, refrigerated, up to 4 days.

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