Marzipan is a mixture of almonds, sugar, and sometimes egg whites. Its soft, pliable texture makes it ideal for sculpting and decorations. It's available in the baking aisle of supermarkets.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Tint marzipan with orange and red food coloring, a drop at a time, to reach desired color. Divide into 12 pieces. (Cover with plastic wrap when not using.) Shape each piece into a ball, then roll into logs, tapering 1 end, to resemble carrots.

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  • Dip a paring knife into cocoa powder. Make tiny indentations in each carrot with cocoa-dusted knife to evoke the vegetable's texture. Carrots will keep, covered, for up to 1 week. Push fronds into top of each carrot before serving.

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03/29/2013
I was disappointed to see a ready made marzipan recipe for this cake. Homemade is so much better. Looking for a homemade recipe like I used before with almond paste, corn syrup, and marshmallow cream. Does anyone have this recipe. Thanks!