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Amiens macaroons

Amiens macaroons

These macaroons, famous since the 16th century, are small, soft almond-flavoured cakes. This recipe is much easier to make than the one for the classic Parisian macarons.

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Last modified on: February 13th 2013

For 25 Amiens macaroons, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
24 min.25 min.49 min.
Preservation: Several days in a metal box.
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Step by step recipe

1 Amiens macaroons : Photo of step #1Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Put 250 g ground almonds, 240 g icing sugar and 10 g Vanilla sugar into a mixing bowl. Mix well with a whisk.
5 min.
2 Amiens macaroons : Photo of step #2Add 110 g egg white and 35 g Stewed apple (compote)... 3 min.
3 Amiens macaroons : Photo of step #3...and mix thoroughly. 3 min.
4 Amiens macaroons : Photo of step #4Place small heaps of the mixture on a non-stick baking sheet (this is important as the macaroons tend to stick).

Do not place the heaps too close together as the mixture will spread a little during cooking.
10 min.
5 Amiens macaroons : Photo of step #5If possible, spray the tops with a little water as this helps them to turn a nice golden brown as they cook. 3 min.
6 Amiens macaroons : Photo of step #6Bake for about 25 minutes, watching for colouration.: the macaroons should stay fairly pale, but with a golden brown edge.

Unstick the macaroons from the baking sheet while still hot, as this is easier, and leave to cool on a wire rack.
25 min.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
264453 gr299 gr138 gr
132 %20 %28 %21 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4108 gr46 gr21 gr
20 %3 %4 %3 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1052 gr11 gr5 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 25 Amiens macaroons : 6.42 €
Per Amiens macaroons : 0.26 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Calissons, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Armagnac marzipan, Arlesian Biscuits, Almond macaroon cake, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio madeleines, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Arlesian Biscuits, Cigarettes Russes (Piroulines), Gâteau Nantais, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Financiers, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Yvetot Douillons, Ice-cream Vacherin, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Breton sablé biscuit dough, Apple Strudel, Jam doughnuts, Chocolate cake, Alsatian apple tart, ... All

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