National Marzipan Day
Facts on Marzipan
- Marzipan is a sweet, yellowish paste of ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites, often colored and used to make small cakes or confections or as an icing for larger cakes.
- Marzipan stimulates the nerve cell activity providing an energy boost because of its almond content.
- In the Middle Ages, pharmacists sold marzipan. They recommended it as a medicine for treating physical and mental disorders.
- Another name for Marzipan is almond paste.
- The skin of the almond is removed before the almond can made into almond paste.