Ingredients:makes 12 macaroons
2 egg whites
4 oz / 100g ground almonds
7 oz / 200g caster sugar
1 oz / 25g granulated sugar
blanched almonds to decorate.
Beat the egg whites until thick and white and then fold in theremaining ingredients.
Pipe or spoon onto a greased tray or non-stick baking parchmentleaving room to spread.
Do not use rice paper.
Place an almond or a cherry in the middle of each biscuitto decorate it.
gas mark 4 350°F 180°C
Bake for 10 to 15 minutes until light brown. Do not overcook.
(Use the egg yolks in a fruit cake )