Marzipan Chocolate Recipe

Rating 5.0
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This marzipan chocolate is made from great hand-made marzipan made from real almonds. It will change your mind about marzipan.
Utensils Dessert
Globe Italian
9
ingredients
10
steps
620
minutes
Born and raised in Jerusalem, Chef Sima transformed her passion for chocolate into her life’s work. She eats, breathes and sleeps chocolate, which led her to create a factory, wholesale business, retail store and workshop space in Israel. She has been teaching professional classes, workshops and team building for over 17 years, and she's even been featured on TV and news programs. Today, Chef Sima is eager to help you spice up your life with some sweet sensations.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
For the Marzipan
250 g
almonds
boiling water, as needed
1 cup(s)
sugar
330 ml
water
2 tblsp
glucose
2 tblsp
amaretto liqueur
100 g
powdered sugar
For the Chocolate Coating (Optional)
1/2 cup(s)
cocoa butter
9 g
dark chocolate cubes (0.3 oz)

Directions 10 steps | 620 Minutes

Step 1

Blanch the almonds. In a bowl, place the almonds and cover the almonds with boiling water. Let the almonds soak for 15 minutes. 

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Step 2

Using your hands, squeeze each almond to remove the almond skins. It should peel off easily when lightly pressed.

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Step 3

Prepare the sugar syrup. In a pan, place the granulated sugar, water and glucose. Heat the mixture to a temperature of 250°F (120°C). (See notes 1.) 

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Step 4

Make the marzipan paste. Place the blanched almonds and sugar syrup in a food processor and blend until a smooth dough is formed. Place the marzipan in an airtight container and let rest overnight.

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Step 5

Dust your work surface with powdered sugar and create a well in the center of the marzipan. Pour the amaretto liqueur and rosewater into the well. Knead the marzipan to a smooth dough.

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Step 6

Prepare the optional chocolate coating. Place the cocoa butter in a microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave the cocoa butter in 30-second intervals until the cocoa butter has completely melted. Add dark chocolate and stir until completely melted. (See notes 2.)

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Step 7

Divide the marzipan into bite-sized pieces in any shape you prefer. 

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Step 8

Prepare a tray lined with parchment paper. Dip each piece in the melted chocolate and let the chocolate lightly set for 20 seconds before placing the dipped marzipan on the prepared tray.

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Step 9

Let rest until the chocolate coating hardens, about 2 minutes. 

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Step 10

Serve and enjoy!

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Notes:

  1. Glucose can be tricky to handle. Use a wet spoon to add the glucose.
  2. The coating prevents the marzipan from drying and adds an elegant glossy finish.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
956
FAT
59.4 g
PROTEIN
13.4 g
CARBS
99.2 g

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Carmela G.

Carmela

11 Jan 2023

This is a must-try Marzipan Chocolate Recipe. Taste amazingly good.

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