Delicious coconut macaroons

Oct 10, 2021
Whip up a batch of these delightful coconut macaroons. Source: Willow Creative/Australian Eggs

These coconut macaroons are soft and chewy on the inside while being crisp and golden on the outside — perfect!

They also keep well for days, which puts them high on the list of treats to bake ahead or give away.

Makes 30.

Ingredients

• 2 eggs, separated yolk and whites
• 3/4 cup caster sugar
• 3 cups desiccated coconut

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160C
  2. Beat egg whites in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in caster sugar, 1 tbsp at a time, beating until dissolved between each addition. Beat in egg yolks then fold in coconut until well combined.
  3. Spoon tablespoons of coconut mixture, about 5cm apart, onto baking-paper lined oven trays.
  4. Cook for about 20-25 minutes or until the macaroons are golden brown. Cool on a tray before storing in an airtight container.

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