How toMake Macarons (Meringue Lesson)
15 steps
Make a syrup with the egg whites and sugar, whisking them over a double boiler until the sugar melts
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Pour the sugar and egg white syrup in your mixer
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Start whisking on low and gradually increase speed to medium
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Whisk on medium for 1-2 minutes until meringue is white and increased in volume. Then raise speed.
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Whisk on high for another 1-2 minutes until you achieve stiff peaks
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Pull up your whisk and notice the “bird’s beak” peak
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Add dry ingredients to the meringue and start the macaronage
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Start folding slowly
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In fast motion because this step feels like it takes forever 😆
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Add food coloring, if using any
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The batter should be flowing off the spatula slowly and effortlessly
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Start piping the macarons
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Tap the trays and let macarons dry while you pre-heat the oven
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Perfect macarons!
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Quick chart with possible consequences of under or over whipping the meringue
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