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.
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.
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.
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.
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john, greenville, sc December 1, 2012
“quite impressed with the expediency in processing and shipping my order, but what is also really thrilling is your unique take on "nuts". the box is as exciting as the contents along with the follow up letter. nice to see a little humour in a less than humourous world we live in. thanks for brightening up my day. j”
Janet, Trenton, NJ November 29, 2012
“As always, you did not disappoint! My delivery was here in record time. No need to say more, your products are always the BEST!!!
Thank you so very much for being out there!!”
Jeanne, Oswego, New York November 27, 2012
“I love Nuts.com because they never disappoint me. I've ordered my Almond Paste for my famous Christmas cookies from them for 3 years and the price is the same and it always arrives within 2 days. And this time there was a nice little sample treat with the order! Thanks for being a company I can count on!!!”
jo, boston, ma November 26, 2012
“Ok...this company is amazing! This was my second order that I ordered on Friday expected it the following Tuesday and low and behold....it arrived on Saturday! Overnight! And I was able to make cookies with what I ordered on Sunday! I LOVE THIS COMPANY....They really know how to keep me coming back! Great job guys!”
rstrac, norwood, ma November 22, 2012
“How did you deliver that can of almond paste so quickly, especially around the thanksgiving holiday? Wow! Very impressive.”
Clara, North Andover, MA November 20, 2012
“You guys are amazing! I got my almond paste today & you even included a gift of Turkish figs! I think the ups guy got a chuckle out of the box, too! Thanks so much again for great service and I wish all of you nuts a wonderful Thanksgiving!!! :o)”
Carol, Highland, NY November 8, 2012
“Holy pistachios nutman!
I ordered almond paste last night and it was delivered after lunch today. Will be using it in my Christmas cookies. We Italians use a lot. Thanks for the sample and you've got to love the box. I'm keeping that.”
Johanna, E. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania October 26, 2012
“As always service is prompt and the quality of the products are outstanding. Thank you! I have never been disappointed with Nuts.com. JKK”
Barbara October 23, 2012
“My order of Almond Paste was handled efficiently. It was received in Hawaii in 5 days. Great. I will use nuts.com for all my baking needs. Thanks”
Connie, Monmouth Jct, NJ July 5, 2012
“Very fast shipping! Love it!”
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Patricia, NC December 11, 2013
“My almond paste arrived in record time (3 days) via UPS. I am excited to be baking my "pignoli" cookies this holiday season for the first time. I have always adored getting them from Italian bakeries in NYC and now want to re-create that fabulous taste. Can't wait!”
Serving Size 50g (~1.8 oz.)
(Approx. 9.1 Servings/Pound)
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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.
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year. This can be refrigerated or frozen.
Country of Origin: United States