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Almond Macaroons

Ingredients for Almond Macaroons:
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 6 oz. (185g.) ground almonds
  • 6 oz. (185g.) castor sugar
  • 1 oz. (30g.) ground rice (lightly fry rice before grinding)
  • a few drops almond essence
  • 1 Tbs. condensed milk
  • 9 almonds (blanched & halved)
  1. Line two baking trays with greaseproof paper.
  2. Put 1 egg white in a bowl and beat till stiff.
  3. Fold in ground almond, sugar, ground rice, almond essence and condensed milk. Mix well.
  4. Put heaped teaspoonfuls of mixture and lined baking trays and smooth slightly with the back of spoon. Top each with a blanched almond half.
  5. Brush macaroons with the other egg white.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 300°F for 25-30 mins.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool before removing from trays.
  8. Serve or store in airtight containers.
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