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Parisian Raspberry Macarons 101
Featured Recipe, Aug 10 2012
The step-by-step photos make this look so easy. Wonderful!

The CookMap.com Team

How to Prepare

  1. Step 1

    Seperate yolk and egg whites and bring it to room temperature

    Seperate yolk and egg whites and bring it to room temperature

  2. Step 2

    combine icing sugar and almond flour in food processor and mix well

    combine icing sugar and almond flour in food processor and mix well

  3. Step 3

    run it through a sieve twice and set aside

    run it through a sieve twice and set aside

  4. Step 4

    beat egg whites in mixer until it's foamy and add a pinch of cream of tartar

    beat egg whites in mixer until it's foamy and add a pinch of cream of tartar

  5. Step 5

    beat until it has soft peaks then add superfine sugar

    beat until it has soft peaks then add superfine sugar

  6. Step 6

    continue to beat until it almost has stiff peaks then add food colouring, then stop when it reaches stiff peaks

    continue to beat until it almost has stiff peaks then add food colouring, then stop when it reaches stiff peaks

  7. Step 7

    add the flour mixture and start foling, fold it around 50time until it's smooth and shiny

    add the flour mixture and start foling, fold it around 50time until it's smooth and shiny

  8. Step 8

    transfer the batter to piping bag with a #12 round tip

    transfer the batter to piping bag with a #12 round tip

  9. Step 9

    on a baking sheet over parchment paper pipe the batter out evenly around 3/4 inch and 1 inch apart, let it rest for at least 30 minute. lift the pan and slap it onthe table to smooth out the top and release any air bubbles. to avoid the bottom from burning place a silpat between the abking pan and parchment paper

    on a baking sheet over parchment paper pipe the batter out evenly around 3/4 inch and 1 inch apart, let it rest for at least 30 minute. lift the pan and slap it onthe table to smooth out the top and release any air bubbles. to avoid the bottom from burning place a silpat between the abking pan and parchment paper

  10. Step 10

    set oven to 375F place baking sheet in oven and reduce heat to 325. only bake 1 batch at a time for 10-12 minutes

    set oven to 375F place baking sheet in oven and reduce heat to 325. only bake 1 batch at a time for 10-12 minutes

  11. Step 11

    once done allow it to rest and cool down

    once done allow it to rest and cool down

  12. Step 12

    flip Macarons over

    flip Macarons over

  13. Step 13

    pair them up and apply filling on one side

    pair them up and apply filling on one side

  14. Step 14

    put the top on and let it rest in fridge for at least 1 hour. take it out 30 minutes before serving

    put the top on and let it rest in fridge for at least 1 hour. take it out 30 minutes before serving

Comments

  • Felice

    Felice Wow! this looks amazing! I always hear macaroons are one of the hardest sweets to make, but you really do make it look easy!

    about 2 years ago
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