Almond Paste

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Almond paste is a great ingredient for your everyday baking. Our paste contains 67% select grade almonds so you can be sure that you're getting a quality product.

The paste adds a delicate depth to any dessert you make. The subtle sweetness of the almonds coupled with the natural fruitiness makes it a pantry staple. From scrumptious almond cookies and fruit tarts to delectable almond croissants and wedding cakes, the possibilities are endless!

Almond Paste vs. Marzipan

Almond paste generally contains 2 parts almonds to 1 part sugar, whereas marzipan contains a higher ratio of sugar to almond. The high almond content of almond paste makes it a wonderful filling for cakes and baked goods, adding a rich almond taste. Marzipan is more pliable than almond paste; it is often molded into candy and eaten as is, or rolled out as a fondant for cakes. To make marzipan, you can combine equal parts confectioner's sugar and almond paste with a touch of light corn syrup.

Storage

Our almond paste is packed in steel cans to preserve freshness. Once opened, the paste will stay fresh for a month; we recommend covering the can of unused paste with a layer of plastic wrap and a layer of foil, and storing it in the fridge. And, yes, the paste can be frozen so it can last for up to a year (You're not the only one wondering this)! Just remove the remaining almond paste from the can, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap, and store the wrapped paste in a tightly sealed container in the freezer.

Health Tips

1. A 1.5 oz handful of almonds is a leading source of vitamin E and magnesium, and also contains protein, fiber, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and iron.

2. 64% of the fats found in almonds are monounsaturated fats and, according to the American Heart Association, these fats help lower harmful cholesterol levels as effectively as expensive pharmaceutical drugs.

3. 1 oz of almonds has 7.6 grams of protein, while a whole egg has just 5.5 grams of protein. The protein in almonds maintains healthy muscle growth in your body.

4. 1 oz of almonds contains as much calcium as ¼ cup of milk for strong bones.

Customer Reviews

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“Thank you for the Almond Paste that I ordered and also thanks For the gift of Flax seeds I would like to know if the flax seeds should be eaten as is as I never used them before.
Thanks again, Viviane Salem”

, Brooklyn, New York April 16, 2013

“Just got my 7LB. Almond paste. Made my first pear almond tart. After measuring out 24 1/2 cups of paste. I can look forward to making 51 more cakes. What a deal. It used to cost me 5 to 7 dollars per cake. Now it's about $1.00. What a deal. So happy. Maybe I will go in business.”

, San Francisco, CA April 12, 2013

“After moving to NC I was not able to find any place that sold Almond Paste. So I got on line and found Nuts.com. I purchased a 7 lb can. I made Italian Almond Paste cookies and held my breath, not knowing how they would come out. Well they were the best ever. I will order again.”

, Huntersville, NC March 24, 2013

“Great tasting, high quality nuts and almond paste! Very fast service and enjoyable emails that make ordering from nuts.com an upbeat, fun experience! Thanks,guys/gals”

March 16, 2013

“The almond paste arrived very quickly! The price is good and I loved the free sample of dried pears. I will be buying from here again.”

, New Port Richey, FL March 9, 2013

“Thanks for your fresh and well-priced products. My family goes through poppy seeds relatively fast and yours is the price to beat. While they are the main reason we keep coming back, we also appreciate your larger-than-normal packages of nutmeg and porcini mushroom, your soft and flavorful dry fruit, and your hard-to-find almond paste. Oh, and the quality and variety of your nuts is great.”

, Cleburne, TX March 2, 2013

“This is the second time I have ordered the cans of almond paste from you for my Kransaka, a Norwegian Ring Cake we bake for special occasions. I am super pleased with your prompt services, your attention to details, and your graciousness to include a little surprise gift for me each time. Never had Raw Buckwheat and will accept the challenge to try something new! You have my ongoing and loyal patronage! Thanks again. ”

, Fargo, ND February 16, 2013

“Seriously, why can't every company ship as fast as you guys do! We are expecting a big snow storm so I thought I'd bake!! Thank you! ”

, Weymouth, MA February 7, 2013

“The shipping is always fast and being a former baker in my father's bakery, the almond paste is top quality. Have always been very satisfied with the product”

, Conroe, Texas December 12, 2012

“Perfect...plus super fast delivery thank you”

, Toledo, ohio December 12, 2012

“yes the Almond Paste came very quickly thank you
Willy Frueh”

, Sarasota, FL August 21, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 50g (~1.8 oz.)
(Approx. 9.1 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 238
Calories From Fat
%DV
Total Fat 15g 0%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 0%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 0%
Sugars 17g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 7%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 1%

Ingredients

Almonds, sugar, and synthetic bitter almond oil. 1/10 of 1% potassium sorbate added as a preservative

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Storage

Store open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.

Country of Origin: United States

ID: 3005

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Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.

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