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Am I allowed marzipan in hand baggage?

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Mrstrumpalot Mon 27-Nov-17 14:56:54

That's it really. I'm not checking any bags in, only have hand baggage.
Internal flight within the UK.

I really don't want to waste my DM's money and effort making me home made marzipan, just for it to be confiscated.
Do you think it will be classed as a paste, in which case it's not allowed!

specialsubject Mon 27-Nov-17 19:56:47

The restrictions are no liquids, gels or pastes over 100ml each.

TroubleinDaFamily Mon 27-Nov-17 19:57:41

Not a chance I should think.

MollyHuaCha Mon 27-Nov-17 20:05:22

Isn't it a solid?

purplecorkheart Mon 27-Nov-17 20:13:07

Once it is a solid it should be fine. However leave it at the top of your bag when it is going through the scanner as it can look like something else going through the machine so may have to take it out and show security.

Longdistance Mon 27-Nov-17 20:13:37

Erm, Semtex smells of almonds. I hope no one gets a whiff at the airport grin

TroubleinDaFamily Mon 27-Nov-17 20:20:54

grin grin Longdistance.

Mrstrumpalot Mon 27-Nov-17 21:04:57

Ooh, I still don't know what to do!
I'm tempted to take a chance but will be so frustrated if it's taken off me.

MollyHuaCha Mon 27-Nov-17 21:08:12

How about you post this question again on MN in a different section? Things like Chat and AIBU get loads of views and you might get a response from someone who works in airport security.

ColonelJackONeil Mon 27-Nov-17 21:12:18

You will just have to eat it in the airport

Longdistance Mon 27-Nov-17 21:14:59

It should be ok to take through as it’s a solid. Though the almond smell might raise a few eye brows...

SkeletalFishtail Mon 27-Nov-17 21:20:39

I was NOT allowed marzipan in my hand luggage. This was in Denmark flying back to UK. Exact same consistency as Semtex or some other bomb making material if I remember correctly

Owlish Mon 27-Nov-17 21:23:58

Why don't you post it to yourself? Might cost a little if there's a lot of it, but saves wasting it.

Mrstrumpalot Fri 01-Dec-17 17:02:30

Well pleased to say there was no problems getting said marzipan back!

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