- 4 ounces almond paste
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 yolk
- 1/2 stick softened butter (2 ounces)
- 3 tablespoons flour
Combine almond paste, sugar, egg and egg yolk in mixing bowl. Beat with paddle on medium speed until smooth. Add butter in 3 additions; beat until light. Lower mixer speed to low; beat in flour until absorbed.
- WATER ICING
- 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons water, lemon juice or dark rum, or a combination
Combine sugar and liquid in a small saucepan and stir to a creamy consistency. Heat to luke-warm over low heat, stirring constantly. Apply warm; reheat if necessary.