Chocolate almond macaroons

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14 msacaroons
20 Min
15 Min


2 medium
egg whites
16 g
granulated swertener
1 tsp
almond essence
150 g
ground almonds
15 g
ground rice
almonds, blanched
15 g
dark chocolate
100 g
low fat cheese spread
2 tsp
granulated sweetener


1Whisk the egg whites until stiff then whisk in the Sweetenerand almond extract.
2Stir in the ground almonds and ground rice and mix togetheer.
3Using your hands, shape mixture into 14 balls the size of a walnut and press into domed discs.
Press a split almond into the centre of each disc and place on a baking sheet lined with silicone paper. (You’ll need two baking sheets)
Bake in a pre-heated moderate oven at 180C/350F for 10-12 minutes until golden.
4Remove from the oven and allow to cool on the baking sheets.
Put the chocolate in a small bowl and place over a pan of simmering water until melted.
Add the cream cheese and Sweetener then mix well together.
Sandwich two macaroons back to back with a generous portion of filling and repeat to make seven macaroons.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Quick & Easy