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By: Anton Edelmann From: Good Food Live

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.07 / 5 (44 votes)

Prep time:
20 min
makes approx 500g

Ground almonds, butter, eggs and rum combine to good effect in Anton Edelmann's recipe for this classic French almond paste


1. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter with the icing sugar until thoroughly mixed.

2. Gradually mix in the beaten egg, mixing well between each addition.

3. Sift the flour and ground almonds and stir them into the butter mixture, mixing well, then stir in the rum.


  • 120 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 120 g icing sugar
  • 120g (about 5 large) eggs, beaten
  • 120 g ground almonds
  • 25 g plain flour
  • 4 tsp dark rum

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Erm What do i do after adding the Rum??

Joobes Joobes  Posted 01 Mar 2010 2:41 PM