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Macaroons

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Ingredients
  Almonds 200 Gram, blanched, peeled, finely chopped and pounded in a mortar
  Castor sugar 300 Gram
  Granulated sugar 50 Gram
  Egg whites 5 , lightly whisked till frothy
  Sifted flour/Arrowroot / corn flour / rice flour 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla essence 6 Drop
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Lime juice 3 Drop
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched, peeled and split (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat the oven and make the baking tray ready.

MAKING
2.Take a bowl, put almonds, castor sugar, granulated sugar and egg whites in it and whisk the mixture until thick.
3.Once the peak starts forming, add flour, vanilla essence, salt, lime juice; whisk well and leave for 5 minutes.
4.Take an icing bag having a nozzle, fill it with the mixture and pipe circles of 2 inch diameter in the shape of cones on the baking trays.
5.Alternatively, use a spoon to make the cones.
6.Put a split almond on the center of each and bake for 20-30minutes until light golden in color.
7.Refrigerate.

SERVING
8.Serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Kids, Gourmet
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes

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