What is marzipan?
Marzipan is a confection which consists of almond paste usually sweetened with honey or sugar. It may also be augmented with almond oil or extract. Marzipan is widely used in baking, as it is good for creating small imitations of fruits, vegetables and other objects, such as animals or flowers. It can also be a cake ingredient. Marzipan is usually made into sweets, serving as a great filling.