Recipe courtesy of Nick Malgieri


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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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4 ounces almond paste

1/4 cup sugar

1 egg

1 yolk

1/2 stick softened butter (2 ounces)

3 tablespoons flour


2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

2 tablespoons water, lemon juice or dark rum, or a combination


  1. 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.
  2. WATER ICING: 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.