Minggu, 15 Desember 2013

STRAWBERRY SHAPED MARZIPAN SWEETS FOR CHRISTMAS

Mazipan sweets in Strawberry shapes

MARZIPAN SWEETS
Makes 30 pieces Preparation time 1 hour
Ingredients
250 grams almonds
250 grams sugar
300 grams icing sugar
2 egg whites
A little rose water for grinding
¼ teaspoon almond essence
250 grams cashew nuts
1/4 teaspoon pink food colour
      
Grind the almonds and cashew nuts with the egg whites and rose water to a smooth paste. Transfer the paste into a heavy bottomed pan and add the sugar and the pink food. Cook on low heat stirring all the time till the mixture forms a soft ball. Remove from heat and add the icing sugar. Knead till it forms a dry ball. Divide the mixture into even sized balls and mould into strawberry shapes.
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