Make your own macaroons

- More for foodies


151 grams almonds
225 grams confectioners' sugar
2 egg whites
57 grams granulated sugar
Food coloring
Jam, icing or other filling


Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Mix almonds in a food processor until fine.
Add in confectioners' sugar and process for 1 minute.
Pour into a separate bowl and sift mixture.
Whisk egg whites.
Gradually add granulated sugar, increasing speed as you go.
Add in food coloring.
Mix in 30 seconds on high.
Pour in sifted mixture.
Mix, mix, mix with a spatula!
Fold batter over.
Use a pastry bag to pipe batter.
In quarter-sized drops, place batter on baking sheet.
Bake until risen.
Spread filling on each half.
Combine halves together.