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marzipan

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marzipanmar‧zi‧pan /ˈmɑːzəpæn $ ˈmɑːrtsə-, ˈmɑːrzə-/ noun [uncountable]  DFFa sweet food made from almonds, sugar, and eggs, used to make sweets and for covering cakes
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marzipanIt's then covered in a generous layer of almond marzipan and finally topped with a layer of melt-in-the-mouth soft-eating Regal ice.Lift marzipan over cake and smooth down, easing out folds.It yielded nothing but a small ball of marzipan and a set of perfect tyre-tracks in the dust.Colour a little more fondant or marzipan yellow and roll into two tapering sausages.Roll out marzipan to a round large enough to cover the cake.Brush the whole cake with apricot glaze, then roll out the remaining marzipan to a large circle to cover.The recipe here is for a simple marzipan that needs no cooking.Dampen the marzipan with water and position the squares, as shown.
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