Thursday, 28 May 2015

Super Simple Coconut Macaroons



If you love the flavour of a Bounty and/or coconut in general, you will love these. With only three ingredients, these are perfect to whip up when you have a spare minute, or if you have unexpected guests. They are soft, yet crumbly, with a satisfying coconut-y taste and texture.

Makes 8

Ingredients:
  • 1 egg
  • 110g dessicated coconut, unsweetened
  • 75g caster sugar


Method:

1. Beat the egg with a fork briefly (for at most a minute). Add the dessicated coconut and sugar, and beat in (with a wooden spoon). Once combined, leave to stand for 20 minutes.



2. Preheat your oven to 180c/160c fan/ gas mark 4. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.

3. Form the mixture into 8 balls. Place them on the baking tray, and flatten slightly with the back of a spoon (or your palm).



4. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden in colour. Take out of the oven and leave the macaroons for a few minutes on the tray. Transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.



5. You're done! Enjoy your bounty ;)


Variation: How about trying a chocolate-coated macaroon and dip half of the baked/cooled macaroon in dark or milk chocolate?
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