The basic ingredients of top quality marzipan dough are: two parts almond and around one part sugar. Rosewater can be added for extra taste. The best quality marzipan contains less sugar in the raw mix. Good marzipan contains minerals such calcium, potassium and magnesium and is also rich in vitamin B and polyunsaturated fatty acids. On the downside, marzipan is high in fat and in sugar.