Chocolate Macaroons Recipe

Chocolate Macaroons Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 24

50 g

175 g

225 g

3

2.5 ml

1.5 ml

Plain chocolate, melted

Blanched almonds

Caster sugar

Egg whites

Vanilla essence

Almond essence

Icing sugar, for dusting

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 160oC/325oF/Gas 3.
  • Line two baking sheets with greaseproof paper then grease. Grind the almonds in a food processor or blender.
  • Transfer to a bowl, then blend in the sugar, egg whites, vanilla and almond essence. Stir in the chocolate. The mixture should just hold its shape, if too soft, chill for 15 minutes.
  • Shape the mixture into walnut-size balls. Place on the baking sheets and flatten slightly. Brush with a little water, dust with icing sugar.
  • Bake until just firm, 10-12 minutes. With a palette knife, transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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