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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James, Philadelphia, Pa September 3, 2009
“I was looking for almond paste all over the Philadelphia area and online when I came across nutsonline website.Not only they had the product but was less expensive then all the other purveyors even on amazon and the other shopping sites.I ordered on tuesday evening and received my purchase on wednesday evening,unbelievable.What amazing service.I will buy again from these guys and recommend them to everyone looking for specialty items. Thanks guys. ”
jeanne, easton, pa July 4, 2009
“hey and hello there from nutty jeanne
(how did you know my nickname) in all seriousness thank you very much for the
expert packaging and speedy delivery.
That almond paste is such a bargain!!!!
i would recommend your store to everyone
and thank you again~!!!! ”
Ron, Simi Valley, CA May 25, 2009
“I received your almond paste about a week ago. I used it yesterday for the first time to make almond horns. The almond paste was perfect and far less expensive than store bought even with the shipping cost. Thank you for providing an excellent product and most of all for your great service and follow-up. It's a pleasure doing business with people who really care. ”
Mike, Framingham, Ma. May 5, 2009
“I ordered a can of almond paste yesterday and received it a little over 24 hours later. I am nuts about your company. Thanks and look for more orders from me.”
nancy, bristol, ct February 14, 2009
“i ordered my 7lb can of almond paste yesterday afternoon received the almond paste the next day. what great service and the almond paste is the best. going to get started in making my cookies. thanks again nancy ”
theresa , boca raton, fl December 20, 2008
“happy to receive the almond paste my pignoli cookies came out the best ever. couldn't find almond paste in the state of florida happy to come to find your website thank you again nutty theresa”
Kat White, Bentonville, AR December 19, 2008
“I got my almond paste from you guys on Wednesday of this week. I made cookies the very next day and I have to say, they were PHENOMENAL! The paste absolutely SMASHED my expectations! You were the first place I looked for the paste and I'm so glad I bought it from you. The shipping was fast and now I have plenty of material to make my holiday cookies! I also LOVE the enthusiasm in your communications! Keep up the great work! You made a return customer out of me!”
Jane, Wappingers Falls, NY December 12, 2008
“The almond paste arrived and I used it to cover my fruitcake and colored some and made decorations for when the royal icing goes on. My husband (who is of course the nut in this house, being the only one who will eat fruit cake) says it is some of the best almond paste he has tasted. Thanks for getting it here so quickly.”
Nina, Pennsylvania December 9, 2008
“What a great company! I ordered yesterday and my almond paste is here today. Wonderful products, wonderful service. Will be back often!”
MaiLan, San Diego, CA November 17, 2008
“I'm very pleased with the ordering process. Your estimate of delivery was spot on! I just got the almond paste product today, and I'm very happy since it is just delicious!!!!
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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