---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.04
  
       Title: MARCEPAN
  Categories: Candies, Polish, Holiday
       Yield: 2 pounds
  
       1 lb Almonds (blanched),
            -finely ground
       1 lb Sugar, powdered
            -(confectioner’s sugar)
            Food colouring
       2 tb Orange water or rose
            -water (Can be obtained
            -from your local
            -drugstore)
            Decorations
  
   Combine ground almonds, sugar and flavouring in a
   saucepan.  Cook until mixture leaves side of pan.
   Roll almond mixture on a flat surface to about
   1/2-inch thickness.  Cut into shapes, mold, paint with
   food colouring, decorate, etc.  Place on wax paper to
   dry for 2 hours.
   
   NOTES:
   
   *  Marzipan -- This recipe could be used as part of a
   12-course meal known in Polish as Wigilia, or on its
   own. Wigilia is eaten after sundown on Christmas Eve.
   
   : Difficulty:  easy.
   : Time:  1/2 hour plus time to decorate.
   : Precision:  Approximate measurement OK.
   
   : Original recipe passed down through the generations
   and translated from Polish into English (with a few
   mods) by Edward Chrzanowski : MFCF, University of
   Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada :
   echrzanowski@watmath.waterloo.edu  or
   {ihnp4,allegra,utzoo}!watmath!echrzanowski
   
   : Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust
  
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