Amaretti (almond macaroons)

    Amaretti (almond macaroons)

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    35min


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    About this recipe: A delicious Italian almond macaroon recipe. Egg whites, sugar and almonds are the basis of these wonderful biscuits. They are chewy and truly moreish.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 4 dozen

    • 7 egg whites
    • 500g caster sugar
    • 900g ground almonds
    • 2 tablespoons almond extract
    • 100g almonds, chopped
    • 65g granulated sugar for decoration
    • whole almonds for decoration

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Beat egg whites and sugar until fluffy. Add the ground almonds and almond extract, mixing well. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, roll in sugar and put a whole almond on top.
    3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 until firm. Bottom should be light brown.

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    Where do I put the chopped almonds? - 05 Sep 2012

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