•                                 Its a small circular type cake . Macaroons are tastier and also look beautiful because of its colours.The name macaroons came from italian macarano .and its a combination of the almond ,sugar,salt,egg,almond extract and desired fillings.Almond and egg whites are the main ingredient of the macaroons.
  • Ingredients

  1. Almond meal- 1 1/2
  2. Confectioner's sugar-1 3/4 cups
  3. Salt-1/4 tsp
  4. Egg whites-4
  5. Granulated sugar-1/2 cup
  6. Almond extract-1/4 tsp
  7. Strained jam or other desired fillings

steps of making

  • Whisk together almond meal and confectioner's sugar and sift over a large bowl.
  • Beat egg whites until frothy, 1 to 2 minutes. Slowly add granulated sugar and almond extract, beat until medium shiny peaks, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Fold egg whites into almond mixture until combined. Mix vigorously with spatula until the mixture sinks easily into a smooth mass and has the consistency of honey. Transfer mixture to a pastry bag, cut off 1/2 inch off tip. Pipe 1-inch rounds about 1 inch apart on parchment-lined sheets.
  • Let dry 30 minutes to an hour and a half until tops are firm and dry. Preheat oven to 350. Bake one sheet at a time for about 14 minutes, rotating once. Let cool completely on wire racks before filling and sandwiching cookies together.

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