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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.

Martha Stewart Living, April 2009

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Makes 12
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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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Reviews (1)

11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
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!