Flourless recipe for macaroons - great for kids with a gluten intolerance
Who can resist Macaroons? They’re one of the easiest kids recipes to make. They’re also great for anyone who has a gluten intolerance as there is no flour used in making them. They are really easy to bake and make a perfect little snack to have when the kids come in from school.
Preheat the oven to 300 F / 150 C
Prepare baking sheet / cookie sheet by greasing with butter or lining with parchment or baking paper.
Whisk the egg whites until the form stiff peaks, using an electric hand-held mixer or stand mixer.
Add a few drops of the almond extract to the egg whites.
Sieve the caster sugar and gently fold it into the egg whites, being careful not to over-mix the mixture.
Add the ground almond and the coconut to the mix and gently fold until all the ingredients are combined.
Use a small size ice-cream scoop or two spoons to spoon walnut sized Macaroons onto the prepared baking sheets, allowing space between each one.
Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until golden.
Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.