Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The best French Macarons

French Macarons are a small bite sized cookie. They 1st have a crunch in your mouth then leading into a light soft texture as you bite into the filling. This cookie can be filled with jam, ganache, or buttercream.
Recipe adapted from Lovely Lady Cakes

French Macaron

SIFT: 3/4 c. Almond powder
SIFT: 1 c. powder sugar
with a whisk attachment on your kitchen aid or hand held mixer
whisk 2 eggs whites for 2 min till frothy
then add 4 Tbs. sugar, but one tbs at a time very slowly
fold in whites to flour mixture
you can dye the batter different colors or keep white
pipe on parchment paper dime sized dollops
tap tray to get air out
let rest for 15 minutes to form a coat
pre-heat oven to 325
after 15 min is up turn oven down to 300 and bake for 8-10 min on top rack or bottom not middle
then turn cookie sheet and bake another 8 min
let cool
sandwich together

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