- 2 1/2 pounds ground almonds*
- 2 1/2 pounds confectioners' sugar
- 1/2 to 1
teaspoon almond extract
- Mix ground almonds with confectioners' sugar and almond extract. Moisten with
rosewater, a little at a time, being careful not to get the mixture too wet. Mix
thoroughly and knead to a consistency suitable for modeling with the hands.
* If using bitter almonds, do not use almond extract.