This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one of the simplest recipes I’ve made in a long time. It’s a macaroOn – so, coconut, egg white, sugar and vanilla, NOT the almond flour “one ‘o'” macarOn and takes no time to make (and even less time to eat!).
This recipe requires the coconut, egg white and sugar to be cooked over medium-low heat for about 7 minutes (until the mixture is hot), then refrigerated until cool. It’s pretty hands-off but you can’t mix up the dough and bake right away so make sure to plan for that “chill time”.
Once it’s chilled you can use a small cookie scoop to portion them out (I made 1/4 of a recipe using 1 egg white for a total of 7 “rochers”), then bake until golden. They were so pretty coming out of the oven that I nearly left them plain but the lure of chocolate drizzle (and some of them I dipped in chocolate as well) was too strong…
These were SO delicious (I’m in Sydney right now and mum and I devoured these, wishing we’d made more but kind of glad we didn’t as we’d just have eaten them all!) and made me remember how much I love them. So simple, SO good.
Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Coco Rochers on page 282 of Baking Chez Moi.
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