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Marzipan vs. Nougat

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Marzipannoun

A confection made from a paste of almonds, sugar and egg white as a binder.

Nougatnoun

A confection of honey or sugar and roasted nuts, often with other ingredients.

Marzipanverb

(transitive) To cover with marzipan.

‘a marzipanned cake’;

Nougatnoun

A cake, sweetmeat, or confection made with almonds or other nuts.

Marzipannoun

A confection made of almonds and sugar mixed into a paste and molded into shapes. Same as marchpane.

Nougatnoun

nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste

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Marzipannoun

almond paste and egg whites

Nougat

Nougat (US: NOO-gət, UK: NOO-gah; French: [nuɡa]; Azerbaijani: nuqa; Persian: نوقا‎) is a family of confections made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, and macadamia nuts are common), whipped egg whites, and sometimes chopped candied fruit. The consistency of nougat is chewy, and it is used in a variety of candy bars and chocolates.

Marzipan

Marzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract. It is often made into sweets; common uses are chocolate-covered marzipan and small marzipan imitations of fruits and vegetables.

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