Saturday, January 19, 2013

Macaron with strawberry compote

Ya ! managed to make a decent looking macarons at last!
Got the recipe from Carol 老师 . Its a good recipe cos i got it at first try !

Recipe by Carol老师 :-

可做出18-20个 can make 18-20 pcs

(A)cold, aged egg white 45gm、caster sugar 50gm、
(B)Almond Powder 65gm 
          Icing Sugar  60gm

1) Grind almond powder with icing sugar .
2) Sift it. DO not include the chunky bits, just throw away , it is ok .
3) whisk egg white and caster sugar till stiff peak ( end a bit curl when whisk hold up)
4) fold 1/3 of the meringue into the almond powder mixture
5) mix well then slowly fold in the balance of the meringue
6) Fold until when you drop the batter , it will dissolved slowly in the count of 10
7) fill in a piping bag and pipe onto prepared baking tray lined with parchment paper
8) Dry the macaron for 30 mins to an hour till the surface is dry to touch.
9) preheat oven 200 C , put in the macaron, baked with door open slightly for 4 mins.
Then turned down the heat to 140 C and close the oven door. Bake until you see skirt forming. Turn immediately to 100 C and bake for another 8 mins.

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