Large Citrus Sandwich Cookies

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Large Citrus Sandwich Cookies
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Health Score:
4,6 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
298
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie298 kcal(14 %)
Protein5.54 g(6 %)
Fat13.06 g(11 %)
Carbohydrates42.7 g(28 %)
Sugar added14.67 g(59 %)
Roughage1.92 g(6 %)
Vitamin A0.03 mg(4 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E4.12 mg(34 %)
Vitamin B₁0.01 mg(1 %)
Vitamin B₂0.23 mg(21 %)
Niacin1.32 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate9.66 μg(3 %)
Pantothenic acid0.06 mg(1 %)
Biotin11.43 μg(25 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.01 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C0.43 mg(0 %)
Potassium131.79 mg(3 %)
Calcium47.16 mg(5 %)
Magnesium48.79 mg(16 %)
Iron0.66 mg(4 %)
Iodine3.06 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.57 mg(7 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.71 g
Cholesterol40 mg

Ingredients

for
12
Ingredients
1 ½ cups ground almonds
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons lemon zest (finely grated)
2 large egg whites
yellow Food coloring
To decorate
1 cup Lemon curd
How healthy are the main ingredients?
almond
Product recommendation
Suggested variations; for lime macaroons, replace the lemon zest with lime zest and colour the macaroons green. Sandwich together with lime curd.

Preparation steps

1.
Oil and line a large baking sheet with baking parchment.
2.
Grind the ground almonds, icing sugar and lemon zest together in a food processor to a very fine powder.
3.
Whisk the egg whites to stiff peaks in a very clean bowl then carefully fold in the almond and sugar mixture with the food colouring.
4.
Spoon the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a large plain nozzle and pipe 2.5 cm | 1" rounds onto the baking tray, 24 in total.
5.
Leave the uncooked macaroons to stand for 30 minutes to form a skin.
6.
Preheat the oven to 170°C (150° fan) | 325F | gas 3.
7.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crisp on the outside and still a bit chewy in the middle.
8.
Slide the greaseproof paper onto a cold work surface and leave the macaroons to cool completely.
9.
Sandwich together with the lemon curd.