What's Frangipane's Main Difference From Marzipan? 

Almonds may not be your first thought for multipurpose baking ingredients.  

Almonds aren't a common American ingredient like molasses, peanut butter, apples, or cream cheese.  

Almonds are the main baking ingredient in France, Italy, and Germany. 

But what are frangipane and marzipan? Don't they just call it other things?  

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Despite their similar names, they're not the same thing or product.  

Frangipane is a creamy filling, while marzipan is a thick paste used for decoration. 

Beyond the almonds needed to manufacture each one, they're really diverse, especially in consistency, therefore they're used differently. 

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