Preheat oven to 160ºC.
Place sugar into TM bowl and mill 10 sec/speed 9. Set aside.
Place almonds into TM bowl and mill 15 sec/speed 7.
Add remaining ingredients including milled sugar and mix 40 sec/speed 5 with the aid of the spatula. If the mixture is sticky, add a little more cornflour.
Roll the mixture onto a Silpat mat or piece of baking paper that is dusted in cornflour.
Cut into star shapes with a cookie cutter and place on a lined baking tray or on top of mince tarts. Bake for approximately 10-13 minutes or until lightly golden.
The unbaked mixture is 'raw' marzipan and can be used to make tiny marzipan fruits or to decorate a cake.
Blanch the almonds yourself in your Thermomix by covering them with water in the TM bowl and heating 4 min/Varoma/Reverse/speed 1.