By :Naeema Mia
Pic by : @naeema_mia
Recipe credits : unknown
1⁄2 cup ground almonds
1 cup icing sugar
-Process till very fine in food processor and sift
2 large egg whites(room temp) -Beat till a little foamy then increase speed 2 high and gradually add 5 tablespoon castor sugar..little at a time.
-Beat till stiff peaks form
Now, fold dry ingredients into egg whites..first half, add colour and essence (optional),mix well, then add rest of dry ingredients.
-Using a spatula, fold in well
***V imp- mixture must not b too thick and lumpy, mix more till it thins a bit, like flowing lava, but not runny!
-Fill mixture in piping bag and cut hole. Pipe circles on baking sheet lined with baking paper or on mat
-Knock baking sheet 3-4 times on counter top to remove air bubbles and settle mixture
-Leave 2 stand 30-40 minutues till a skin forms.
-Bake at 150 for about 15 minutues
-Leave to cool
-Sandwich together with coloured buttercream icing, nutella or chocolate..
Strawberry cheesecake Filling:
Recipe by :@naeema_mia
2 ½ - 3 cups icing sugar
125g cream cheese
1 teaspoon strawberry essence
Drop of pink gel color
2 tablespoon fresh cream
Beat butter, cream cheese, essence, color and cream until well incorporated. Sift icing sugar mix well. First add 2 and half cups. See consistency of frosting if it is too thin add the remaining half cup. Fill pipping bag and sandwich macarons decorate as desired.