Marzipan

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Marzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract.wikipedia
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Cake

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It can also be used in biscuits or rolled into thin sheets and glazed for icing cakes, primarily birthday, wedding cakes and Christmas cakes.
Cakes can also be filled with fruit preserves, nuts or dessert sauces (like pastry cream), iced with buttercream or other icings, and decorated with marzipan, piped borders, or candied fruit.

Wedding cake

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It can also be used in biscuits or rolled into thin sheets and glazed for icing cakes, primarily birthday, wedding cakes and Christmas cakes.
Marzipan, fondant, gum paste, buttercream, and chocolate are among the popular ingredients used.

Almond paste

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Marzipan paste may also be used as a baking ingredient, as in stollen or banket.
It is similar to marzipan.

Princess cake

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Traditional Swedish princess cake is typically covered with a layer of marzipan that has been tinted pale green or pink.
This is topped by marzipan, giving the cake a smooth rounded top.

Tortell

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Marzipan is also used in Tortell, and in some versions of king cake eaten during the Carnival season.
Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.

Stollen

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Marzipan paste may also be used as a baking ingredient, as in stollen or banket.
Other ingredients, such as milk, sugar, butter, salt, rum, eggs, vanilla, other dried fruits and nuts and marzipan, may also be added to the dough.

Dutch letter

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Marzipan paste may also be used as a baking ingredient, as in stollen or banket.
Marzipan, an almond paste prepared with almond meal and honey or sugar, is sometimes used as the filling.

Almond meal

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Marzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract.
It is used in pastry and confectionery – in the manufacture of almond macarons and macaroons and other sweet pastries, in cake and pie filling, such as Sachertorte – and is one of the two main ingredients of marzipan and almond paste.

Marzipan pig

In Denmark and Norway, it is common to eat marzipan pigs for Christmas and marzipan shaped as eggs for Easter, and Kransekage for New Year's Eve.
The marzipan pig is a traditional German and Scandinavian confectionery consisting of marzipan shaped as a pig.

Confectionery

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Marzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract.
Marzipan: An almond-based confection, doughy in consistency.

Fruitcake

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This use is particularly common in the UK, on large fruitcakes.
The traditional Christmas cake is a round fruitcake covered in marzipan and then in white royal icing or fondant icing.

Maiasmokk

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In Tallinn, in Maiasmokk café, there is a small museum dedicated to the history and manufacture of marzipan.
The premises also contain a museum about the history and uses of marzipan.

Sinterklaas

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In the Netherlands and Belgium, marzipan figures are given as presents to children during Saint Nicholas's Eve.
Typical Sinterklaas treats traditionally include mandarin oranges, pepernoten, speculaas (sometimes filled with almond paste), banketletter (pastry filled with almond paste) or a chocolate letter (the first letter of the child's name made out of chocolate), chocolate coins, suikerbeest (animal-shaped figures made of sugary confection), and marzipan figures.

Königsberg marzipan

Königsberg marzipan remains a special type of marzipan in Germany that is golden brown on its surface and sometimes embedded with marmalade at its centre.
Königsberg marzipan is a type of marzipan traditionally produced in the German city of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia).

Christmas

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In Italy, particularly in Palermo, marzipan (marzapane) is often shaped and painted with food colourings to resemble fruit—Frutta martorana—especially during the Christmas season and on Il Giorno dei Morti (All Souls' Day) on November 2.
The eating of sweets and chocolates has become popular worldwide, and sweeter Christmas delicacies include the German stollen, marzipan cake or candy, and Jamaican rum fruit cake.

Tallinn

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In Tallinn, in Maiasmokk café, there is a small museum dedicated to the history and manufacture of marzipan. In particular, the cities of Lübeck and Tallinn have a proud tradition of marzipan manufacture.
Marzipan industry in Tallinn has a very long history.

Toledo, Spain

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In Spain it is a traditional Christmas dessert, although in Toledo, where the first written reference of this product dates back to 1512, it is eaten all year round.
Two of the city's most famous food productions are Manchego cheese and marzipan, which has a Protected Geographical Indication (mazapán de Toledo).

Lübeck Marzipan

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Examples include Lübecker Marzipan (PGI ). The city's manufacturers like Niederegger still guarantee their marzipan to contain two-thirds almonds by weight, which results in a product of highest quality.
Lübeck Marzipan (Lübecker Marzipan) refers to marzipan originating from the city of Lübeck in northern Germany and has been protected by an EU Council Directive as a “Protected Geographical Indication” (PGI) since 1996.

Mozartkugel

The original manually produced Mozartkugeln are made from green pistachio marzipan.
A Mozartkugel (English: Mozart ball), is a small, round sugar confection made of pistachio marzipan and nougat that is covered with dark chocolate.

Peach

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Persipan is a similar, yet less expensive product, in which the almonds are replaced by apricot or peach kernels.
Due to their close relatedness, the inside of a peach stone tastes remarkably similar to almond, and peach stones are often used to make a cheap version of marzipan, known as persipan.

Persipan

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Persipan is a similar, yet less expensive product, in which the almonds are replaced by apricot or peach kernels.
Persipan (from Persicus (peach) and marzipan; also known as Parzipan) is a material used in confectionery.

Filipino cuisine

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In the Philippines marzipan was brought from Spain, mazapán de pili (Spanish for "pili marzipan") is made from pili nuts.
Mini pastries like turrones de casuy are made up of cashew marzipan wrapped with a wafer made to resemble a candy wrapper but take on a miniature look of a pie in a size of about a quarter.

Lübeck

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In particular, the cities of Lübeck and Tallinn have a proud tradition of marzipan manufacture.
The marzipan museum in the second floor of Café Niederegger in Breite Strasse explains the history of marzipan, shows historical wood molds for the production of marzipan blocks and a group of historical figures made of marzipan.

L'Escalade

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In Geneva, a traditional part of the celebration of L'Escalade is the ritual smashing of a chocolate cauldron filled with marzipan vegetables, a reference to a Savoyard siege of the city which was supposedly foiled by a housewife with a cauldron of boiling soup.
Celebrations include a large marmite (cauldron) made of chocolate and filled with marzipan vegetables and candies wrapped in the Geneva colours of red and gold.

Easter egg

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Goan marzipan is used to make Easter eggs.
In the Indian state of Goa, the Goan Catholic version of marzipan is used to make easter eggs.