How to Make Almond Paste Makes 4 cups / 2 pounds 500 g cups) whole, blanched almonds 250 g cup) unrefined cane sugar 75 g cup) honey 100 g tablespoons) water 1 tablespoon almond extract OR Kirsch (for a cherry flavor) – optional
Blanched Almonds It's so quick and easy to blanch and skin the almonds with your Thermomix. Put raw almonds in mixing bowl. Cover with water. Cook for 4 min / Varoma / reverse / speed 1. Drain using TM basket. The skins will just pop straight off with a tiny bit of pressure.