• feminine almond paste
  • feminine An almond-flavoured cake mixture made from butter, sugar, eggs, ground almonds and flour, used for Bakewell tarts and other similar items
  • feminine A thickening agent or panada, made rather like choux pastry from flour, egg yolks, butter and milk with seasonings, for use in the manufacture of chicken and fish forcemeats
  • feminine Confectioner’s custard containing chopped or ground almonds, used as crème pâtissière


  • noun an almond-flavoured cream or paste used in pastries, cakes and other sweet foods