Cute as a strawberry! Serve these sweetalmond confections as a treat, or use them to decorate cakes,cupcakes and other desserts.
Recipe: Easy Marzipan Strawberries
1 (8-ounce) can almond paste 1/4 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup marshmallow creme 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar Few drops red food color Few drops green food color
Cover tray with wax paper.
Crumble almond paste into small piecesin a medium bowl. Using a heavy spoon, beat in corn syrup andmarshmallow creme.
Gradually knead the powdered sugar intothe almond paste mixture until smooth. Cover to keep moist forshaping.
Reserve 1/4 cup dough; shape remainingdough into strawberries. Roll over a grater to make a texturedsurface.
Using fine brush, tint berries with redfood color diluted with water; place on prepared tray.
Using lightly cornstarch-dusted cuttingboard, roll reserved dough 1/8-inch thick; cut tiny stars foreach berry.
Using fine brush, tint stars with greenfood color diluted with water; press onto large end of each berry.Let dry on tray.
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen candies.
Cook’s Tip: Look for inexpensive smallpaint brushes at your local dollar store.
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