'Parachuters' - Macaroons of Balkan

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Serves 20+ | Prep Time 15-20 | Cook Time 1 hour

Why I Love This Recipe

One of favourite desserts in Balkans

Ingredients You'll Need

4 egg whites
220 g icing sugar
200 g ground walnuts
2 tsp lemon juice or vinegar
1 tbs corn flour (or fine biscuit crumbs)
100 g butter, soft
100 g icing sugar
2 yolks
50 g chocolate, melted


Beat egg whites until soft peak forms; add sugar, spoon by spoon. Beat until sugar dissolved and egg whites thick. Fold in lemon juice, corn flour, walnuts and corn flour.

Preheat oven to 150*C; line biscuit tins with baking paper (or al - foil).

Pipe or spoon meringue into little circles, with some space between them. Bake / dry for 1 hour; switch oven off and let macaroons cool inside ajared oven.

For cream; beat butter, sugar and yolks until thick and fluffy. Add melted chocolate, mix well.

When macaroons are cooled, place some of cream on one and top with another-one.

Keep in a cool, dry spot.

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