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Strawberry Almond Macarons Recipe
These delicate and sweet macarons are ideal for any celebration. The flavor combination of almond and strawberry is simply irresistible.
- Prep Time: 45 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes
- Preheat the oven to 300°F.
- Two baking sheets should be lined with parchment paper.
- Sift together almond flour and powdered sugar in a mixing bowl.
- Separately, whisk together the egg whites and cream of tartar until frothy.
- Gradually beat in the granulated sugar until stiff peaks form.
- Mix in the food coloring until well combined.
- In two additions, fold in the almond flour mixture until the batter is smooth and shiny.
- Fill a piping bag with a round tip with the batter.
- On prepared baking sheets, pipe batter into small circles.
- Gently tap baking sheets on the counter to release any air bubbles.
- Allow macarons to rest for 30 minutes to form a skin.
- Macarons should be baked for 18-20 minutes, or until firm and dry to the touch.
- Remove from the oven and set aside to cool completely.
- Whisk together strawberry jam, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl.
- Spread filling onto one macaron's flat side and sandwich with another.
- Continue with the remaining macarons and filling.
- Serve and have fun.
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