Uses for leftover marzipan recipes

Recipe: Marzipan Mince Pies

Recipe: Marzipan Mince Pies

These were the perfect excuse to use up the leftover marzipan I had from my stollen wreath. Roll out the marzipan, use a Christmas cutter to cut out the pie lids and place on top of the filled mince pies
Marzipan, Cherry & Orange Blossom Sweet Soda Bread

Marzipan, Cherry & Orange Blossom Sweet Soda Bread

I’ve been meaning to make something with marzipan and cherries for a while as it’s a firm favourite flavour combination in my household, and I had some orange blossom water leftover from making Maltese figolli biscuits so I threw some of that in too as I know how well it goes with the almond flavour in the marzipan – the result was just yummy
Marzipan, chocolate and hazelnut cookies in a heartbeat

Marzipan, chocolate and hazelnut cookies in a heartbeat

This recipe uses chunks of marzipan, as if they are fudgey chunks of almondy goodness. Shape the mixture into balls and place on the two baking sheets, roughly flattening them with the palm of your hand and leaving room for them to spread (they will spread quite a bit)
Apple & Marzipan Dumplings

Apple & Marzipan Dumplings

As half my family just don’t like dried fruit I couldn’t go down that route so decided that some homemade marzipan would be a fabulous core for these apple dumplings
Boozy Mincemeat and Marzipan Puff

Boozy Mincemeat and Marzipan Puff

I do like a recipe that uses up odds n sods. Whilst I had already made a cake for the impending family visit that evening, they are all good eaters and I thought they wouldn’t mind an extra pudding or two
Christmas Soda Bread

Christmas Soda Bread

This Christmas Soda Bread is actually ideal for using up all the leftover ingredients from your Christmas cake and puddings and it lasts for days
A Simple Simnel Cake

A Simple Simnel Cake

because I didn't have enough Marzipan in, but I did find a recipe for a Simple Simnel Cake which I baked in its place and it turned out lovely
DAMSON DELIGHTS

DAMSON DELIGHTS

Speaking of out of season treats it's great to be using marzipan other than Christmas time, a first for me
Mincemeat & apple shortcake slice

Mincemeat & apple shortcake slice

Oh, if you live in a place where ready-made mincemeat is hard to come by, so finding half a leftover jar for this recipe is likely to be problematic, you could try making your own
Treat Petite May 2015 Round Up

Treat Petite May 2015 Round Up

She uses a. Filled with various different ingredients, Leia went for almond and marzipan. They look as if they would be perfect for a picnic and Ros said they were
15 Recipes to Reduce Food Waste

15 Recipes to Reduce Food Waste

Spiced Cranberry & Marzipan Loaf by Jen over at Blue Kitchen Bakes (uses leftover marzipan from decorating the Christmas cake
Basil Carrot-French beans – Stir Fry Rice

Basil Carrot-French beans – Stir Fry Rice

As a matter of fact leftover rice is what you want for stir fry rice. For Rice. The really great things about this recipe are that it is very quick and easy to make, you don’t have to have a wok to prepare it and it is a great way of using up leftover rice