International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Portland, Oregon

Marzipan Fruits and Flowers

Marzipan fruits and flowers are terrific for decorating cakes and Govardhana hill. They also make wonderful prasadam gifts for friends and family.






Cut almond paste into cubes and place in mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar and mix. While mixing, slowly add corn syrup until a pliable consistency is reached.

Take a handful of marzipan paste in your hands (wear gloves) and knead in food coloring until the desired color is achieved.

Form the fruits, flowers, or other objects. There are many, many videos and instructions available on the web:


(Adapted from the Martha Stewart recipe. Contributed by Lajjarani devi dasi.)