In this recipe I show you how to make almond paste and then bake some cookies out of it.
Almond paste is made from ground almonds, sugar and egg whites. It is similar to marzipan. It’s very sweet and it’s used in a lot of different recipes.
Ingredients for 40 pastry:
-300 gr of ground almonds
-180 gr of caster sugar
-2 egg whites
-about 10 ml of almond extract
-some icing sugar
-mix ground almonds, caster sugar and egg whites
-add honey and almond extract
-take out from the dough balls 3 cm think
-put the balls in a baking tin with a layer of baking paper
-add 1 almond of the top of any pastry
-bake in the oven for about 10 minutes at 170°C
-let the pastries chill down in a dry place