Basic French Macarons

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    We've taken the guesswork out of making these patisserie beauties, so you can prepare them at home (for less than 25 cents a pop!). Be sure to weigh the ingredients precisely, and follow the step-by-step directions to make meringue, fold in the almond mixture, and pipe the batter into rounds. Choose one version or a mix, then delight one and all with the gorgeous, delicious, professional-looking results. Martha made this recipe on Martha Bakes episode 305.

    Ingredients

    • 2/3 cup sliced blanched almonds (71 grams)
    • 1 cup confectioners' sugar (117 grams)
    • 2 large egg whites, room temperature
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar (53 grams)
    • Jam or other filling

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 62 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 3.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1 mg 0.04%
    • Calcium: 12 mg 1.15%
    • Potassium: 32 mg 0.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.91%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.92%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.01%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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