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Marzipan

Marzipan

marzipan.jpgMarzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract. These ingredients invite friendships with almost every other voluptuous taste and flavour. The invention of marzipan is usually attributed to Lübeck, Germany. Legend has it that during a 15th century famine when flour for making bread became scarce, the senate of Lübeck ordered bakers to create a replacement.

They say that confectioners of an old Hanseatic city of Lubeck (Germany) know nearly two hundred recipes: marzipan with oranges, pineapples or rum. True connoisseurs know that marzipan is made according to a complex formula and, ideally, contains at least 28-33% of almonds. Almonds themselves must be of high quality.

Due to the almonds it contains (the source of lecithin), marzipan stimulates the nerve cell activity and is recommended as an “energy bomb” to those engaged in hard work, as well as to pupils and students preparing for exams. Marzipan gives you energy without harming the body unlike some modern “energy drinks.”

  • Freia

    FREIA MONOLIT 60g

    $3.43
    FREIA MONOLITThis Norwegian candy bar features layers of marzipan, jelly and hazelnut truffle and is enrobed by decadent milk chocolate.INGREDIENTS:Jelly (28%), truffle (22%), and marzipan (20%) covered in dark chocolate. Sugar, cocoa mass, glucose...
    $3.43
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    Schluckwerder

    MARZIPAN BAR 100g

    $2.75
    Schluckwerder Marzipan LoafDelicious marzipan coated in dark chocolate. One of the best!INGREDIENTS:Sugar, almonds ground (24%), cocoa mass, water, glucose syrup, cocoa butter, humectant: invertase, emulsifier: lecithins. May contain other nuts, gluten,...
    $2.75
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    Schluckwerder

    MARZIPAN MADEIRA 200g

    $7.49
    Schluckwerder Plum in Madeira Marzipan 200g. Each box contains 7 individually wrapped marzipan-coins , Filled with plum jelly in Madeira , Covered with fine chocolate , Approximately 1.9" in diameter, Contains alcohol. Ingredients: Sugar, almonds...
    $7.49
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    Nidar

    NIDAR MARZIPAN PIG 65g

    $4.99
    A CHRISTMAS TRADITION IN NORWAY AND OTHER SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES IS TO EAT RICE PUDDING THAT CONTAINS A SINGLE WHOLE BLANCHED ALMOND. WHOMEVER GETS THE ALMOND IN THEIR PORTION WINS THE NIDAR MARZIPAN PIG. OUR VERY LIMITED 2013 SUPPLY WILL BE HERE THE...
    $4.99
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    Schluckwerder

    SCHLUCKWER MARZIPAN BAR 50g

    $1.49
    Schluckwerder Marzipan LoafDelicious marzipan coated in dark chocolate. One of the best!INGREDIENTS:Sugar, almonds ground (24%), cocoa mass, water, glucose syrup, cocoa butter, humectant: invertase, emulsifier: lecithins. May contain other nuts, gluten,...
    $1.49
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    Schluckwerder

    SCHLUCKWERDER MARZIPAN 75G

    $2.25
    Schluckwerder Marzipan Brote. Schluckwerder Marzipan Bread is a 75g bar of Marzipan, a mixture of Ground Almond Paste and Sugar, covered with Dark Chocolate. Product of Germany.
    $2.25
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    Schluckwerder

    SCHLUCKWERDER MARZIPAN POTATOES 100g

    $2.99
    Marzipan Potatoes Covered with a hint of cocoa powder 100g. Ingredients: Sugar, almonds ground (27%), water, low fat cocoa powder, glucose syrup, humectant: invertase. May contain traces of other nuts, gluten, soy and dairy products.
    $2.99