What is another word for marzipan?

16 synonyms found


[ mˈɑːzɪpˌan], [ mˈɑːzɪpˌan], [ m_ˈɑː_z_ɪ_p_ˌa_n]

Marzipan is a German word used to describe a confection made mainly from sugar and almond paste. There are various synonyms for marzipan, and some of them include almond paste, marchpane, persipan, massepain, and frangipane. Almond paste is a popular term used to describe the same confection but is often used in a general sense. Marchpane, on the other hand, is used as a medieval term for marzipan and is rarely used today. Persipan consists of apricot kernels instead of almonds and has a distinct flavor. Massepain, a French term, refers to marzipan that is boiled with honey, while frangipane is a sweet pastry cream made using almond paste and pastry cream.

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Usage examples for Marzipan

She had got the coffee ready with the glow of the evening before still warming her rosily, she was still altogether thinking dear Robert, and wondering, her head on one side as she cut the bread-Ilse was a little cross after the marzipan-and a smile on her lips, at the happiness the world contains; and when he came in she ran to him, shiningly ready to take up the mood at the exact point where bedtime had broken it off the night before.
"The Pastor's Wife"
Elizabeth von Arnim
"I have no strength of character, not a scrap," she told herself as she crunched a piece of marzipan, which the elder and worst of the sisters had given her.
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann
You - the user - are the marzipan figure on the top.
"The Online World"
Odd de Presno

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