Using up left over marzipan recipes

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Apple & Marzipan Dumplings

Apple & Marzipan Dumplings

On my first attempt I used ground almonds but I think the marzipan tasted even better when using freshly ground almonds (I use my herb chopper attachment from my stick blender)
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Christmas Cronuts with marzipan pastry cream

Christmas Cronuts with marzipan pastry cream

Gently combine using a spatula until the dough just comes together – don't overwork it. Even my original attempt was quite tricky and time consuming using Danish pastry dough which requires a lengthy folding / chilling / folding process
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Spiced Plum & Marzipan Braid

Spiced Plum & Marzipan Braid

The process wasn’t helped by the fact that my belt sander died a death whilst sanding the very first board so I was forced to do the rest using a detail sander, which wasn’t quite up to the job
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Memories of Luton, Lübeck, Marzipan and Niederegger + Marzipan Giveaway

Memories of Luton, Lübeck, Marzipan and Niederegger + Marzipan Giveaway

I track twitter entries using the competition hash tag. I should add at this point that the museum did, of course, have a great deal more on display than the biscuit-shaped pincushion, including no-doubt-excellent exhibits about the local hat- and lace-making industries for which Luton was, once upon a time, quite famous
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Swedish Princess Cake: GBBO Week #6

Swedish Princess Cake: GBBO Week #6

Chetna had a very clever trick using grapes to make caramel bowls, which the judges loved. Luis made an Austrian Kugelhopf flavoured with apple and cinnamon, Richard made a German Guglhupf filled with fruit, and Chetna made an French Savarin flavoured with orange
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Traditonal Battenburg Cake

Traditonal Battenburg Cake

Using a little of the butter cream and some of the warmed raspberry jam, place one of each colour on the bottom and the remaining two on top
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Sweet Potato Brownies with Honey Cream Cheese: GBBO Week #5

Sweet Potato Brownies with Honey Cream Cheese: GBBO Week #5

Alvin went for a classic pineapple upside down cake using agave nectar for his sweetness. Mat made a carrot cake using honey and dates for sweetness and also flavouring it with spices
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RIch Fruit Cake / Christmas Cake Recipes - Mulled Wine and Deluxe Chocolate Orange !

RIch Fruit Cake / Christmas Cake Recipes - Mulled Wine and Deluxe Chocolate Orange !

Cream butter and sugar, syrup and treacle (if using in place of brown sugar). Brandy is the alcohol of choice for most Christmas cakes - but I'm using Dry Curaco from MandS at the moment for a lovely orange kick
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Battenberg…with a difference

Battenberg…with a difference

Roll to achieve desired thickness and then, using thr parchment to assist, carefully drape across the jam coated sponge to create the finish Battenberg
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Raspberry & Lime Charlotte Russe: GBBO Week #7

Raspberry & Lime Charlotte Russe: GBBO Week #7

The first challenge for the contestants was to make a raised game pie using hot water crust pastry. ) This week The Great British Bake Off changed up the theme again with a Victorian episode
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Redcurrant Yoghurt Loaf Cake and #Bakeoftheweek

Redcurrant Yoghurt Loaf Cake and #Bakeoftheweek

Please link to me at this post and add the badge (using the code below) to spread the word about #Bakeoftheweek
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Macarons vs Macaroons

Macarons vs Macaroons

But even the macaron can be a confusing term today, as there are also many French regional varieties using the same ingredients as the Parisian macaron but the proportions are completely different
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DIY SOS - tips for choosing and making your own wedding cake.

DIY SOS - tips for choosing and making your own wedding cake.

Pat the marzipan down and, using your hands, pat and smooth the marzipan down the sides of the cake, trying to avoid trapping any air underneath
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Cakes & Bakes: Petit fours

Cakes & Bakes: Petit fours

If you've not visited before, you might like to subscribe to our RSS feed for updates. Our guests can have one or ten each, depending on how much room they’ve got left
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Christmas Scones

Christmas Scones

With as little action as possible, mix the milk and brandy into the dry ingredients using your hands until the mixture has come together
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First Communion Cake – #Bakeoftheweek

First Communion Cake – #Bakeoftheweek

Kirsty from Hijacked by Twins has the genius idea of using up leftover chocolates (Yep, I know, its not a concept we are familiar with in this house either