Monday, November 15, 2010

Macarons aux Framboises (French Raspberry Macaroon)

By: Sonja Ocampo

Macarons aux Framboises (French Raspberry Macaroon)
Add some raspberry on your usual macaroons for an additional sweet flavor!

6 Prep Time 20 minutes Baking Time 20 minutes

4 egg whites
pinch of salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 cup almond meal
red food coloring
1/3 cup seedless raspberry jam

1  Preheat oven to 300ºF. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.

I n a bowl of a standing mixer, whisk egg whites with salt until foamy. Gradually add granulated sugar and beat into stiff peaks.

  Whisk together confectioner’s sugar and almond meal and gently fold into the beaten egg whites.

  Fold in the red food coloring until it reaches desired color.

  Fill a pastry bag with a half-inch round tip with the macaroon batter. Pipe 11/2-inch macaroons on the prepared tray.

Bake for 15 minutes. Cool macaroons.

  Spread a thin layer of raspberry jam in between 2 macaroons. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

Shopping tip Almond meal is available at gourmet delis. We bought ours from Santis Delicatessen.

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