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Almond Macaroons

Almond Macaroons

Happy Christmas Everyone!!! Hope you’re all having an amazing day!!! Looking for something to do with the children this afternoon? Look no further – these are so easy, made with simple ingredients and everyone can join in making them even on Christmas Day!  

Almond Macaroons

To steal a phrase from my niece ‘I love love, love, these macaroons!!! They are just melt-in-the-mouth delectable and so so sooooooooo easy to make. I’m not kidding they are literally four ingredients that you mix up in a bowl - pop in the oven for 8 mins and you’re done. You can spend the rest of you afternoon watching PAW Patrol – or even something made for adults!

Almond Macaroons

It’s a great one for the kids to join in on mainly because it’s so simple plus you won’t have much washing up at the end – especially once they’ve finished scraping the bowl!

Almond Macaroons

I’ve always been a massive fan of almond macaroons – a proper old fashion British treat I can’t pass up! I didn’t this time but you can add a flaked almond – or even a whole one – to the top of each macaroon.

Almond Macaroons

If you love marzipan, almonds or macaroons then you will love these. Perfect for Christmas afternoon tea – or afternoon tea anytime!!!

Almond Macaroons

Happy baking! :D

 

Almond Macaroons

Prep Time: 10 mins                  Bake Time: 8 mins                           

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Serves: 18 Macaroons

Ingredients:

2 Cups Ground Almonds

1/3 Cup Agave Nectar

2 tsps. Almond Oil

1 tsp. Baking Powder

Instructions:

1) Preheat the oven to 170˚C

 

2) In a bowl mix together the ground almonds, agave nectar and almond oil.

 

3) Stir in the baking powder and make sure all the ingredients are fully combined.

 

4) Using a ½ tbsp. measure scoop out the macaroons, shape into rounds and place on a sheet of baking parchment. (If you like at this point you can add a flaked almond or whole almond to the top of each macaroon.)

 

5) Bake in the oven for 8 mins.

 

6) Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 mins before transferring to a wire rack.

 

7) Once cooled thoroughly place in an airtight container.

Almond Macaroons

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