Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Coconut Macaroons

4-large egg whites-(at room temperature
1 -cup granulated white sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup- all pupose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
3-cups desiccated coconut

In a heatproof bowl,placed over a small sauce pan of simmering water,whisk together the egg whites,sugar , and salt.
When this mixture is warm to the touch,and nice and creamy,remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla essence,flour+baking powder and desiccated coconut.
Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour or until firm.
Pre hheat the oven to 325F(165 degrees) and grease 2 baking sheets .
Place heaping table spoons of batter on the greased baking sheet,spacing several inches apart,bake for about 15 to 20 minuts or until light golden brown .
remove from oven and let cool on the baking sheet for about 10 mints and then place on a wire rack to cool.
Makes about 2 dozen Macaroons...Happy baking.Enjoy.....

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