Marzipan Cake Recipe


  • 1 (7 ounce) can almond paste
  • ¼ cup soft butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ¼ cup apricot preserves


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 9" cake pan. Cream the almond paste with the butter and sugar. Mix in the almonds. In a small bowl, beat the eggs lightly with almond extract and add to the creamed mixture. Combine the flour and baking powder and stir into butter mixture. Mix with a few strokes as possible. Pour batter into cake pan and bake for 20-25 minutes. Do not over bake! Heat water and preserves and brush on the top of warm cake.

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