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  • Odense Marzipan

    Odense Marzipan is manufactured in Denmark, using the finest California almonds that have been blanched, mixed with sugar, and rolled through Italian millstones. You’ll find this sweet, rich, flavorful candy dough adds a touch of whimsy and a delicious flavor to any occasion.

Marzipan Covered Cake

Marzipan Covered Cake Recipe
Pretty in pink . . .
Yield

Will cover an 8 inch round, 3 inch high cake

Time

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients
  • 2-7 oz boxes Odense Marzipan
  • Food coloring paste* or gel
  • 1 - 8" round, 3" high, plain cake
  • Confectioner's sugar (to dust rolling pin)
  • *Paste food coloring is generally preferred over liquid, as it won't change the consistency of the Marzipan, as the liquid may
Directions
1. Wearing latex gloves, knead a small amount of red food coloring into the marzipan, until achieving desired color.
2. Form into roughly a 6" disk.
3. Lay a paper towel on the counter and lightly mist with water. Put a piece of wax paper on top. This helps keep the wax paper from sliding when you are rolling out the marzipan.
4. Lay the marzipan disk on the wax paper, and lay another piece of wax paper on top of the marzipan.
5. Roll out the marzipan to a 12" disk. To keep the marzipan smooth, peel the wax paper off when it wrinkles and lay flat again.
6. Dust your rolling pin with confectioner's sugar to prevent sticking. Remove the wax paper from the top of the marzipan sheet, and GENTLY roll the marzipan onto the rolling pin for transfer to the cake.
7. Drape the marzipan sheet over the cake, and gently smooth down sides.
8. With a knife that has been kept in hot water and wiped dry, trim any excess marzipan from bottom.
9. To hide any rough edges, wrap a piece of ribbon around the bottom edge and pin in place. Remove the pin and ribbon before eating!
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

Paper towels
Wax Paper
Rolling pin
Sharp knife in cup of hot water
Ribbon for decorating cake's bottom edge
Optional: Latex gloves (Marzipan is sticky!)

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Marzipan Covered Cake

Nutrition Facts:*

 

CALORIES: 570

FAT: 23g

CHOLESTEROL: 55mg

SODIUM: 350mg 

CARBS: 86g

PROTEIN: 8g

 

*Nutrition Facts are estimates only.  For questions or specific information, email facts@andreprost.com

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