Thermomix Marzipan Stars

by Tenina Holder
posted 25 Jul, 2019 (last updated 08 Jun, 2020)
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Our Marzipan Stars are the perfect crown for a mince pie, or serve well as a dainty decorative element to any baking – be it festive or otherwise. This recipe is a simple one for creating a coarse yet malleable putty, with which to add a sweet and nutty flavor to anything. Shape and decorate as you see fit, it's a great opportunity to tap into some creativity – as it will be delicious no matter what the end product looks like!



  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar
    8.82oz/250g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Blanched almonds icon
    Blanched almonds
    8.82oz/250g (about 1½ cups)
  • Almond extract icon
    Almond extract
    about ¼ tsp (0.04oz/1g)
  • Cornflour icon
    2 tbsp (0.55oz/16g)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    1 (1.06oz/30g)


  1. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  2. Add golden caster sugar to the TM5 bowl
  3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  4. Blitz - approx 10 sec, speed 9
  5. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to small bowl then set aside
  6. Add blanched almonds to the TM5 bowl
  7. Blitz - approx 15 sec, speed 7
  8. Then add almond extract, cornflour and egg white to the TM5 bowl
  9. Transfer sugar mixture to TM5 bowl
  10. Mix - approx 40 sec, speed 5
  11. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  12. Flour a clean work surface
  13. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to work surface
  14. Cut into pieces
  15. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  16. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  17. Bake until light golden - 12 min, 160°C
  18. Serve

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