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Christmas Macaroons Recipe


Veg  CD  CBF  British  25mins

A traditional Christmas Macaroons recipe which is gluten free and dairy free.

Cold  Vegetarian  Nuts  Biscuits Cookies Teatime  Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Britain Europe



   1 Egg White

   50g/2oz Ground Almonds

   50g/2oz Caster Sugar

   1/2 teasp Ground Cinnamon

   Almond flakes to decorate



1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4 and line some baking trays with rice paper.

2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg white until stiff.

3. Fold in the ground almonds, sugar and cinnamon, blending well.

4. Drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto the lined baking trays, spacing well apart.

5. Decorate the top of each biscuit with 3 or 4 flaked almonds then bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden, firm and crisp.

6. Remove from the oven and cool on the trays. Once cold, trim away the excess rice paper.


Key techniques required to make this recipe

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Whisk to To beat air into a mixture until soft and fluffy.

Fold in  - To gently combine lighter mixtures with heavier ones usually using a metal spoon or spatula in a cutting or slicing J movement whilst slightly lifting the utensil.

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Mixing Bowl

Electric or hand whisk

Wooden Spoon

Rice Paper

Baking trays

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