Best Almond Macaroons Recipe

Almond Macaroons Recipe

Almond Macaroons is not only one of the most popular recipes of all time, it's also one of the healthiest. These delectable little bites will quench your appetite and give you an energy boost too. The health benefits of almond cookies or macaroons are numerous. They contain a lot of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals in a very small portion of the total calories. It can be said that almonds are "The food that doctors have been waiting for".

This recipe serves up to 12.

Almond Macaroons Ingredients

  1. rice paper
  2. 125g / 4oz caster sugar
  3. 50g / 2oz ground almonds
  4. 1 tsp ground rice
  5. 2-3 drops almond essence
  6. 1 medium egg white
  7. 8 blanched almonds, halved

Almond Macaroons Method 

  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas Mark 2, 10 minutes before baking.
  2. Line a baking sheet with the rice paper.
  3. Mix the caster sugar, ground almonds, ground rice and almond essence together and reserve.
  4. Whisk the egg white until stiff then gently fold in the caster sugar mixture with a metal spoon or rubber spatula.
  5. Mix to form a stiff, but not sticky, paste.
  6. If the mixture is very sticky, add a little extra ground almonds.
  7. Place small spoonfuls of the mixture, about the size of an apricot, well apart on the rice paper.
  8. Place a half-blanched almond in the centre of each. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes, or until just pale golden.
  9. Remove the biscuits from the oven and leave to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet.
  10. Cut or tear the rice paper around the macaroons to release them. Once cold, serve or otherwise store them in an airtight tin.

Almond Macaroons Nutritional Facts per 100g :

  1. energy 383kcals/1621kj
  2. protein 5g
  3. carbohydrate 72g
  4. fat 10g
  5. fiber trace
  6. sugar 58g
  7. sodium trace

Almond Macaroons Recipe

Almond Macaroons
There are many variations of Almond Macaroons Recipes available today. You can choose from various flavors like, Coconut, Banana, Caramel, Chocolate or even have a chocolate drizzle on top. Depending on the time of day, you can opt for either an indoor oven or outdoor stove top macaroni recipe. Today, people have started opting for home oven recipes. They find them easy to prepare and more convenient.

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