Using up leftover marzipan recipes

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Marzipan, chocolate and hazelnut cookies in a heartbeat

Marzipan, chocolate and hazelnut cookies in a heartbeat

I had some left-overfrom another blog post where I made rainbow Battenberg cake, so it's also a resourceful recipe too (think using the leftover trimmings from the cake at Christmas)
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Spiced Cranberry & Marzipan Loaf Cake

Spiced Cranberry & Marzipan Loaf Cake

As this cake is also a good way of using up any marzipan that may be leftover from decorating the Christmas cake I'm also linking up with the No Waste Food Challenge
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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

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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Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

For a chance to win all of the above baking tools by OXO to make your own cherry bakewell cupcakes, all you need to do is read through the simple rules below, then enter using the rafflecopter form
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Mincemeat & apple shortcake slice

Mincemeat & apple shortcake slice

A couple of years ago I had the (genius) idea to create a winter version using grated apple and mincemeat and it is super delish
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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
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Cakes & Bakes: Redcurrant mazarin tart

Cakes & Bakes: Redcurrant mazarin tart

What I had in mind for this extra was to make a redcurrant mazarin tart using a recipe I found in Secrets of Scandinavian Cooking… Scandilicious by Signe Johansen
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Christmas Soda Bread

Christmas Soda Bread

This Christmas Soda Bread is actually ideal for using up all the leftover ingredients from your Christmas cake and puddings and it lasts for days
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16 No Waste Food Challenge Recipes

16 No Waste Food Challenge Recipes

Festive Fried Rice – Using Up Christmas Leftovers by Onions & Paper. The No Waste Food Challenge is a food blogging challenge to get us sharing the recipes we’ve made with ingredients which might otherwise have ended up in the bin
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Minted Scallops with Mixed Vegetables & Buttery Mash #CoolCookery

Minted Scallops with Mixed Vegetables & Buttery Mash #CoolCookery

A super speedy dessert is Frozen Blackberries on Puff Pastry Squares with marzipan shavings & orange rind
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Cherry & Pineapple Crunch – #FoodieFriday

Cherry & Pineapple Crunch – #FoodieFriday

Crunchy cherry & pineapple crumble - perfect for using up leftover Christmas gifts or tinned fruit. I rather like the idea of it using milk chocolate as dark chocolate quite often seems too grown up for me
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Chocolate and Strawberry Valentines Heart Cake

Chocolate and Strawberry Valentines Heart Cake

My husband has a habit of accusing me of always making the cakes I want to make and never making the ones he would have chosen
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m and o's christmas lunch

m and o's christmas lunch

i am almost always running last minute grocery errands on christmas eve, using the later half of the evening to prepare for the lunch on christmas day
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Christmas Recipes Round Up – #FoodieFriday

Christmas Recipes Round Up – #FoodieFriday

Whether they are savoury, baking, cakes, veggies or using up leftovers – they are all welcome here. In addition to the most recent recipes for Christmas Tree Cupcakes and Marzipan Puppy Chow, We also have one of my most favourite recipes ever – My Lemon Curd & Amaretto Trifle
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Renshaw Hamper Review & Giveaway

Renshaw Hamper Review & Giveaway

I am by no means an expert at using this type of icing. ) I melted the white Colour Melts quickly in the microwave in the tub they came in, and I also dipped the truffles straight into the tub - saved on washing up