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  COOKING TIME

About 40 minutes

  MAKES

About a dozen

  DIFFICULTY

Intermediate

  NUTRITION

Treat time

Traditional Macaroons

These are the traditional macaroons, not the brightly coloured type that are so difficult to make.

 

In today’s podcast, Paul and Diana show you how easy it is to make your own, not to mention so much healthier!

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INGREDIENTS

120 g soft brown sugar

 

teaspoons cornflour

 

1 tablespoon icing sugar

 

100 g ground almonds

 

2 medium egg whites

 

1 teaspoon almond extract


Flaked almonds to decorate

PODCAST NOTES

Sift the cornflour and icing sugar together

 

 

Put the soft brown sugar and almond into a mixing bowl

 

 

Whisk the egg whites with the almond extract until they have doubled in size, but haven’t formed peaks

 

 

Fold in the whites into the sugar and almond mix spoonful by spoonful

 

 

Place a piece of baking parchment on a baking tray and spoon a dessert spoon of the mixture with space between them

 

 

Add your almond flake to the top

 

 

Bake for 15 – 20 minutes at 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas 4

 

Allow them to completely cool before serving

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