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mar·zi·pan

 (mär′zə-păn′, märt′sə-pän′)
n.
A confection made of ground almonds or almond paste, sugar, and sometimes egg whites, often molded into decorative shapes.

[German Marzipan, from Italian marzapane, from Old Italian, fine container for comfits, marzipan, probably ultimately (via Arabic marṭabā Persian martabā, fine glazed jar) after Martaban (now Mottama), a port on the Gulf of Martaban from which fine glazed earthenware jars filled with preserves and sweetmeats were exported in medieval times.]

marzipan

(ˈmɑːzɪˌpæn)
n
(Cookery) a paste made from ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites, used to coat fruit cakes or moulded into sweets. Also called (esp formerly): marchpane
modifier
(Commerce) informal of or relating to the stratum of middle managers in a financial institution or other business: marzipan layer job losses.
[C19: via German from Italian marzapane. See marchpane]

mar•zi•pan

(ˈmɑr zəˌpæn)

n.
a confection made of almond paste and sugar molded into various shapes.
[1535–45; < German < Italian marzapane orig., sugar-candy box, perhaps ultimately < Arabic mawthabān a seated king]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marzipan - almond paste and egg whitesmarzipan - almond paste and egg whites    
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
Translations
marcipán
marcipan
marsipaani
marcipan
marcipán
marsipan
マジパン
마지팬
marcipanas
marcipāns
marcipán
marsipan
bột bánh hạnh nhân

marzipan

[ˌmɑːzɪˈpæn] Nmazapán m

marzipan

[ˈmɑːrzɪpæn] npâte f d'amandes

marzipan

nMarzipan nt or m

marzipan

[ˌmɑːzɪˈpæn] nmarzapane m

marzipan

(maːziˈpӕn) , ((American) ˈma:rzəpӕn) noun, adjective
(of) a sweet paste made of crushed almonds and sugar, used in decorating cakes, making sweets etc.

marzipan

مَرْزِيبَانُ marcipán marcipan Marzipan αμυγδαλωτό mazapán marsipaani pâte d’amandes marcipan marzapane マジパン 마지팬 marsepein marsipan marcepan maçapão, marzipã марципан marsipan ส่วนผสมของอัลมอนด์น้ำตาลและไข่ขาวใส่บนหน้าเค้ก badem ezmesi bột bánh hạnh nhân 杏仁蛋白软糖
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SERVES 10 Ingredients: 500g of ready-made golden marzipan 175g unsalted butter, softened 175g brown sugar 3 free-range eggs, beaten, plus 1 extra egg for glazing 175g plain flour 3/4 tsp ground allspice 350g raisins, currants & sultanas 55g chopped mixed peel Zest of 1/2 an unwaxed lemon 2 tbsp apricot jam 1 Preheat the oven to 140oC/Gas mark 1.
INGREDIENTS For the biscuits: 100g slightly salted butter, softened 100g icing sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp almond extract 100g ground almonds 200g plain flour For extras: 100g white marzipan Runny honey-used as glue
INGREDIENTS Biscuits: 100g slightly salted butter, softened 100g icing sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp almond extract 100g ground almonds 200g plain flour Extras 100g white marzipan Runny honey-used as glue