macaroon

Definitions

Food

  • A small light crisp cake or biscuit made from ground almonds, sugar and egg white (6:5:1), the egg white being whisked to a stiff peak with the sugar and baked at 150°C after resting on rice paper. Used as petit fours or crushed for use in desserts. The mixture may be cooked in a pastry tartlet.

Travel

  • noun a small sweet almond biscuit
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