Ingredients for 8 macaroons (7 to 8 cm in diameter)
- 125 g almond powder
- 125 g icing sugar
- 110 g egg whites
- 120 g caster sugar
- Red colouring
Mix the almond powder and the icing sugar and sieve the mixture.
Whisk the egg white and incorporate the caster sugar.
Delicately incorporate the colouring and the almond and icing sugar mixture with a spatula.
Lay 5cm circles on a baking paper and leave to crust for 30 minutes.
Bake at 135°C (275°F) for 20 minutes.
- 2 egg yolks
- 50 g sugar
- 20 g corn starch
- 25 cl milk
Whisk the egg yolks with half of the sugar, the corn starch and 5cl of milk.
Bring the milk to a boil with the rest of the sugar.
Pour the first mix in the warm milk and bring to the boil.
Cover with a plastic film and leave to cool in the refrigerator.
Almond milk cream
- 30 cl fresh cream
- 32 cl custard
- 8 cl almond milk syrup (or orgeat syrup)
- 40 à 50 fresh raspberries
Whip the fresh cream and loosen the custard with the almond milk syrup.
Bring the two preparations together with a spatula and mix to create an homogenous mass.
Lay the fresh raspberries on the edge of the shell and spread cream at the centre and between the fruits with a pastry bag.
Cover with another macaroon shell and leave to rest for at least 4 hours in the refrigerator.
Serve with a raspberry coulis.
The chef’s hint
Leave the macaroon to crust until it does not stick to your finger. This is the way to obtain nice flanges!
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