Homemade Marzipan Easter Eggs
Easter isn't complete without Easter eggs. you can make these with cooked or uncooked marzipan as I have here. Personally, the uncooked marzipan has a smoother texture. These homemade marzipan Easter eggs are quick and easy to make.
Unlike commercial marzipans, I use an almost 1:1 ratio of cashews or almonds to powdered sugar/icing sugar. Commercial marzipan has two parts of powdered sugar for every one-part cashews or almonds which I think is too sweet. You can of course place with that ratio as well. Commercial marzipan also uses egg whites as a binding agent but to avoid eating raw eggs I use rose water or sugar syrup to combine.
If you want to use cooked marzipan instead you will find my recipe for cooked marzipan here.
How to make Easter eggs tutorial.
Below is the easiest tutorial for making Easter eggs. I shared this a few years ago on my blog Veena Azmanov. I have used the same process for making the eggs but without any extra flowers. Just royal icing for decorations.
Chocolate Marzipan - below in the pictures you can see I have also made chocolate marzipan. I have shared my chocolate marzipan recipe as well.
- Mixing bowl
- Wooden spoon
- 500 grams Cashews or Almonds
- 600 kg Powdered sugar Icing sugar
- ¼ cup Rose water
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl
- Lightly knead to form a ball
- Cover with cling wrap and let sit for 30 minutes
- Color with food gel colors as desired
- Make marzipan candy using marzipan molds, You can also mold marzipan fruits by hand
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