Wine Soup with Macaroons
1 egg white
1/3 cup sugar
3 ounces finely chopped almonds
3 drops almond extract
1 tsp melted shortening
1 pint white wine
1 pint water
1 small stick cinnamon
1 thin slice fresh ginger
1-2 whole cloves
Rind of 1 lemon...rough chop
2 T sugar
1 tsp cornstarch
2 egg yolks, beaten
Beat egg white.
Add sugar gradually, beating constantly.
Add almonds, extract and shortening - mix well.
Cover cookie sheet with Reynolds parchment paper.
Drop by teaspoonful onto parchment.
Bake at 275' for 30-45 minutes.
Combine first 7 ingredients, mix well and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
Disolve cornstarch in 1 T water and add to wine.
Bring to boil and remove from heat.
Temper eggs and add to wine, mixing thoroughly.
To serve, place 2-3 macaroons in bowl and pour soup over them.