• 250g (9oz) white marzipan
  • red food colouring


  • STEP 1
    Cut the block of marzipan in half. Then, wrap one half in plastic foodwrap and the other half in a small bowl.
  • STEP 2
    Add three drops of colouring to the bowl and mix it in with your fingers. Then , break the marzipan in to eight pieces.
  • STEP 3
    Roll each piece into a ball , then squash them to make toadstool shapes. Press your thumb into the bottom to make a hollow.
  • STEP 4
    Unwrap the other half of the marzipan. To make spots , break off a third of the marzipan and roll it into lots of little balls.
  • STEP 5
    Press several little balls onto each toadstool. Then , break the remaining piece of marzipan into eight pieces.
  • STEP 6
    Roll each piece between your fingers to make a stalk. Then , press a red top onto each stalk to complete the toadstool.

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