Hard Marzipan?

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by happyfood, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. happyfood

    happyfood

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    I have an unopened tube of Odense marzipan that has become totally hard. Does anyone know how to rehydrate or soften this stuff so I can use it in some Basler Braun cookies?
     
  2. petalsandcoco

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    Well if you cannot knead it at all then try adding a very small quantity if water, softening it a bit and then start kneading it.

    You can always steam it or put it in the microwave for 30-60 seconds, it will soften up just enough so that you can knead it.

    Both ways work for me.
     
  3. ed buchanan

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    Must be pretty old but try this/Cut tube open put marzi in small cup add a few drops water cover with a plate and place in microwave. It should soften. If not throw it out
     
  4. chefbillyb

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    Hey Pet, send me a e mail.... [email protected] I have some pictures you may enjoy, Marizan art................ChefBillyB