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Old 01-23-2012, 02:54 PM   #1
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What makes a macaroon a macaroon?

i just saw a cookery show which made macaroons, thing is i've recently started making something that looks idenitical to a macaroon. its 2 meringue cookies sandwitching a buttercream filling, the meringue is just egg white and icing sugar and nothing else. i just combined 2 thing i knew how to make so i have no name for it. i think a macaroon is a meringue with almond flour but what have i created. is it a macaroon, is it a cookie or is it something else. please help clear my mind so i can enjoy this delicious treat again.


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Old 01-23-2012, 03:43 PM   #2
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I guess there are options because there are several kinds. Read this: Macaroon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

To me, coconut macaroons are what I think of when I hear that word.
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